For immediate release: November 14, 2016
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LOWELL – District Attorney Marian Ryan and Billerica Chief of Police Daniel Rosa have announced that Jesse Fillerup, 24, of Billerica, was arraigned today in Lowell District Court and charged with assault with intent to murder, assault and battery causing serious bodily injury and assault and battery on a household or family member in connection with an alleged incident that took place on Thursday, November 10.
Judge Thomas Brennan ordered the defendant held without bail pending an evidentiary hearing for a 58A dangerousness hearing scheduled for Monday, November 21.
At approximately 8:45 p.m. on November 10, Billerica Police responded to a 911 call requesting an ambulance on Rogers Street in Billerica that was allegedly placed by the defendant. Upon arrival, authorities discovered a 26-year-old female, who is known to the defendant, suffering from serious head injuries allegedly inflicted by the defendant. The victim was taken to a local-area hospital where she remains in critical condition.
These charges are allegations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
The prosecutor assigned to this case is Assistant District Attorney Chris Tarrant.