Spectators, players, and the president of the league said that one of the players kicked the umpire in the head and were able to identify him. However, nobody was willing to cooperate at first.
Battery charges resulted from the case. The manager told the team that they will not play unless the suspect was identified. At this time, police continue to investigate.
Jupiter Battery LawsAround the Fort Lauderdale part of Florida, battery charges stem from serious and violent crimes every year. If you have been charged with misdemeanor battery, which is the crime in the lowest form, you have committed a crime where somebody was touched or struck intentionally in a non-consensual way. If you have been accused of causing harm to another party, you could be facing very serious penalties. You still have rights through every step of the process, from initial interrogations to court.
At Musca Law, we want to serve you and help you receive proven results in your case after you believe you have been unfairly charged with a battery crime. You need an experienced legal advocate on your side who understands the many laws that are encompassed in the Florida court process. Our lawyers have the experience to help you through this difficult time. Contact us today for the help you deserve at (888) 484-5057.
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