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Alcoholism leads to client's arrest and felony assault charges against a police officer


Client was suffering from the disease of alcoholism. On the evening in questions the client was severely intoxicated and attacked the police officer who was called to scene. This ended with the client being charged with a felony of the fourth degree, Assault on a Police Officer. Client was facing six (6) to eighteen (18) months in prison and a $5,000.00 fine. The State was recommending a term of prison for the client do to her prior criminal record. Through the hard work of attorney Zachuary Meranda the client received a term of community control which was tailored to assist the client with her alcohol dependency issues.

Being charged with assault requires experienced legal guidance and representation. At our law firm a Columbus criminal defense attorney will be able to provide the representation your case deserves. We understand how important your rights are to you and will be able to stand by your side the entire legal process. Contact a member of our legal team for more information today.