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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Monday, April 25, 2016

Maryland Man Charged With Simple Assault

William Taylor, 61, of Havre de Grace, Maryland, was charged by Information, filed on April 22, 2016, with three counts of simple assault, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The Information alleges that on or about February 4, 2016, at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Taylor assaulted Victim No. 1 at three different times.  These assaults occurred between 2:30 PM and 3:00 PM in the afternoon.  Taylor was then employed as a construction superintendent on a project at the Navy Yard.  

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of six months on each count. 

The case was investigated by the Navy Criminal Investigative Service and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Albert S. Glenn.


An Information is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated April 25, 2016