Assaults and Threats against Public Officials in North Carolina

Someone who assaults – places a public official in imminent fear of being touched or hit or actually hits or unlawfully touches a public official – may be convicted of a Class F felony under Sec. 14-16.6.
In addition, anyone who threatens a public official or mails a letter or other document that threatens […]

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Assaults and Threats against Public Officials in North Carolina

Someone who assaults – places a public official in imminent fear of being touched or hit or actually hits or unlawfully touches a public official – may be convicted of a Class F felony under Sec. 14-16.6.
In addition, anyone who threatens a public official or mails a letter or other document that threatens […]

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Felony Malicious Maiming is a Serious Offense in North Carolina

Be careful if you ever try to put out the eye of another person. It’s a Class C felony in North Carolina, although it must be malicious. Accidental maimings don’t count under this statute.
Here’s the statute:
§ 14-30. Malicious maiming.
If any person shall, of malice aforethought, unlawfully cut out or disable the tongue or put […]

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