Assault with intent to commit a violent felony consists of any person assaulting another with intent to kill or commit any murder, mayhem, criminal sexual penetration in the first, second or third degree, robbery or burglary.   

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 30-3-3

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
Whoever commits assault with intent to commit a violent felony is guilty of a third degree felony.   

  History: 1953 Comp., § 40A-3-3, enacted by Laws 1963, ch. 303, § 3-3; 1977, ch. 193, § 2.