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CAV: Taser used to attack runner was “dangerous weapon” (access required)

In prosecuting a security worker who used a Taser to commit sexual battery, the Commonwealth did not need to prove it was a “deadly” weapon, only that it was a “dangerous” one. Evidence of the victim’s injuries satisfied that burden. Background At about 5:20 a.m., the victim, T.V., was on a morning road run and observed a ...