January 2012 Assault and Battery and Witness Intimidation: Dismissed

Assault Offenses

Boyfriend and girlfriend reside together in the same apartment. After a verbal argument the boyfriend physically assaulted his girlfriend. When she attempted to call the police he took a cell phone from her possession. When she attempted to flee the apartment he physically restrained her and removed her clothing to prevent her from leaving. Ultimately the girlfriend broke free and notified the authorities. As a result her boyfriend was criminally charged with Assault and Battery and Witness Intimidation. Attorney Calcagni represented the boyfriend. At a pretrial conference Attorney Calcagni successfully negotiated for the dismissal of the entire case and its charges. The boyfriend will not sustain a criminal conviction or any punishment from this unfortunate chain of events.