Crimes

150 150 Steven Sessa

Felony Battery

Definition of Felony Battery The definition of Felony Battery is contained within Section 784.041, Florida Statutes. Under the law, Felony Battery is committed where a defendant actually and intentionally strikes a person (without the person’s consent) and, in doing so, “causes great bodily harm, permanent disability, or permanent disfigurement” to the alleged victim. In contrast to Aggravated…

read more
150 150 Steven Sessa

Conspiracy to Sell or Traffic in Illegal Drugs

Definition of Conspiracy in Florida The crime of conspiracy is defined under Section 777.04(3) of the Florida Statutes. The statute provides that “A person who agrees, conspires, combines, or confederates with another person or persons to commit any offense commits the offense of criminal conspiracy.” To prove the crime of conspiracy at trial, the State…

read more
150 150 Steven Sessa

Attaching Unassigned Plate or Tag

Definition of the Charge Under Section 320.261, Florida Statutes, it is a criminal offense for a person to knowingly attach to any motor vehicle (or mobile home) a registration license plate or a validation sticker if the plate or sticker was not issued and assigned or lawfully transferred to such vehicle. To prove the crime…

read more