Assault

Assault charges dismissed against Richmond lawyer Joe Morrissey and King and Queen man

Assault charges dismissed against Richmond lawyer Joe Morrissey and King and Queen man

Assault charges against Richmond lawyer Joe Morrissey and a King and Queen man were dismissed Tuesday.

Morrisssey and Tommie Haywood Jr., 54, of Shacklefords, filed misdemeanor assault charges against each other, but they were dismissed after a hearing in Henrico County General District Court on Tuesday, according to court records.

A physical altercation between Morrissey and Haywood took place in September, according to police reports.

Henrico County Police charged Haywood with assault on Sept. 4 and he was arrested on Sept. 12, according to court records. Haywood is no longer in custody.

Morrissey also was charged with assault on Sept. 4, but was not...

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