Suspect Who Allegedly Stabbed Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty

Roy Limbaugh pleaded not guilty Friday in the Salem District Court after a stabbing incident that took place earlier in the morning.

Roy Limbaugh, 58, of 37 Popes Lane, was arraigned today at the Salem District Court after allegedly 

Judge Sabita Singh ordered Limbaugh held without bail and continued his case until Aug. 26 for a dangerousness hearing. 

Limbaugh pleaded not guilty to armed assault with intent to murder, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery on a police officer, and related charges. 

According to court reports, Limbaugh also pleaded not guilty to failure to register as a sex offender, subsequent offense; operating after the suspension of his license, subsequent offense; operating with a suspended registration; operating an uninsured motor vehicle; failure to appear on recognizance; resisting arrest; a number plate violation to conceal; and violating a municipal ordinance by having a knife with a blade measuring more than 2.5 inches.

Limbaugh is a Level Three sex offender, after charges of assault with rape intent in July 1999. 


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