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Sideswiping patrol car was not a crime of violence (access required)

A defendant who had his supervised release revoked after sideswiping a trooper’s patrol car with his vehicle was entitled to be resentenced because the offense he was found to have committed, assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, did not constitute a crime of violence under the sentencing guidelines. Background Defendant Tomonta Simmons was arrested ...