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Man faces charges of assaulting police officer

Posted on January 20th, 2012 No Comments

A 21 year-old Houston man has been charged with assaulting a public servant resulting in bodily injury after punching the officer and lunging for his gun.

The officer was responding to an emergency call involving a stolen vehicle when he saw a man inside the car. After the man refused to exit the vehicle, the officer tried to arrest him. The suspect ran off but was apprehended a short time later, which was when he started punching the officer. The serviceman had to use his stun gun to subdue the man.

But even the stun gun wasn’t enough. The man tried to run off again but was caught. He continued to beat the officer and tried to take his gun. The suspect was finally taken into custody with the help of a good Samaritan.

If you or someone you love has been charged with assault, contact the Houston assault lawyers of the Johnson Law Firm today by calling 713-222-04

Man found with handgun suspected of assault

Posted on November 3rd, 2011 No Comments

A Houston man was recently arrested for aggravated assault after police received reports that he threatened a woman with a handgun.  The 36-year old suspect was found waiting outside of one of the woman’s friend’s apartments with the weapon.

According to police reports, the incident occurred at around 1 a.m. at the Polo Club Apartments.  The woman told police that she knew the suspect and that they had been in an argument.  She reported that the suspect became physical with her and then chased her around the apartment complex with a handgun.

Reports indicate that the woman escaped to a friend’s apartment where the suspect was found outside.  The man is being held in Harris County Jail on a $30,000 bond.

If you or someone you know has been accused of assault, contact the Houston assault defense lawyers of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. at 713-523-0404 to discuss your situation with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys today.