These situations include: inflicting serious bodily harm against a person – this would include punching somebody and breaking their nose or any other bone, assaulting a police officer – even if the officer was not injured, assaulting medical personnel – even if the person was not injured. In addition to aggravated assault, a person can be charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. For example, if a person points a gun at somebody even if the person does not pull the trigger, they will be charged with aggravated assault. Another type of aggravated assault is if a person commits assault on a child who is under the age of 15 – again, the minor does not have to be injured – the mere fact that a minor was assaulted with fall under the aggravated assault statute.
On November 12, 2012, a Mesa woman allegedly ran over her husband because he didn’t vote. Apparently, the couple got into an argument in a parking lot – one thing led to another and the woman got into her jeep and began chasing her husband. Her husband was rushed to the hospital and is now