A&B Deadly Weapon
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Assault and Battery with a Deadly Weapon defined as an assault and battery upon another person with a deadly weapon. This crime is a more serious form of simple assault and battery, as it also includes the element of being done with a deadly weapon. A deadly weapon includes: A pistol, revolver, dagger, bowie, dirk, switch-blade, spring-type knife, sword cane, knife having a blade which opens automatically, blackjack, loaded cane, billy, hand chain, and metal knuckles.
The statute for Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon is OKLA. STAT. tit. 21 § 652, which states that “Any person who commits any assault and battery upon another, including an unborn child as defined in Section 1-730 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes, by means of any deadly weapon, or by such other means or force as is likely to produce death, or in any manner attempts to kill another, including an unborn child as defined in Section 1-730 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes, or in resisting the execution of any legal process, shall upon conviction be guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the State Penitentiary not exceeding life.”
Elements of the Crime
In order to be convicted of Assault and Battery with a Deadly Weapon in Oklahoma, the prosecution must prove each of the following elements beyond a reasonable doubt. The criminal defense attorneys at Cannon & Associates are FIERCE ADVOCATES for every client and will hold the government to their burden in your case. In order to be convicted of this crime; the government must prove:
1) an assault and battery;
2) done upon another person;
3) with a deadly weapon;
Oklahoma Jury Instruction #4-6.
What the Skilled Lawyers at Cannon & Associates Can Do For You
Being charged with Assault and Battery with a Deadly Weapon in Oklahoma is a serious matter. The Oklahoma criminal defense attorneys at Cannon & Associates are Fierce Advocates for Families and Freedom and will fight for you! At Cannon & Associates, we have extensive criminal defense experience, and will be with you every step of the way. We will take care to explain the issues and options to get you to your desired result and support you in this difficult time.
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