A 19-year-old man from Nashua, New Hampshire, was arrested in the early morning of Sunday, May 12, for his involvement in an incident that occurred at the Polish American Club late Saturday night.
According to regional news source the Union Leader, Walner Rodriguez faces three counts of first-degree assault, and each of these charges could get him 15 years in prison and require him to pay a significant amount of money in fines.
The source reports that Rodriguez stabbed an 18-year-old man in the chest, back and arm during a massive brawl that took place on School Street outside the club. When law enforcement officials arrived shortly after 12:30 a.m., there were still dozens of individuals fighting in the middle of the road. Witnesses referred to it as a "chaotic" scene, and said that it had begun as a verbal altercation inside the club before turning into a brawl outside.
The victim of the stabbing - an acquaintance of the suspect - was taken to Southern New Hampshire Medical Center following the incident, but police say that his injuries are non-life threatening.
Another man, 20-year-old Argenys Rodriguez, was also arrested that morning for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assaulting a police office, states the source.
If you have been accused of a crime in the Granite State, you may feel like the whole justice system is against you. With this in mind, you owe it to yourself to consult with an experienced New Hampshire lawyer. These knowledgeable professionals can review your case and defend you in court, ensuring that you have a fair trial.