November 2010 Archives

Amorello admits to operating under the influence (OUI) in Haverhill district court related to a car crash in August

November 30, 2010,

Matt Amorello the former chairman of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority admitted in Haverhill district court to operating under the influence related to a car crash back in August in which he struck two parked vehicles and then continued to try and drive his vehicle after one of the wheels had fallen off. He refused the breathalyzer at the time, causing a loss of license for 180 days and today received a further 45 day loss of license after making his admission.

Amorello was charged with Operating under the influence in Massachusetts, as a first time offender he is eligible to receive an alternative disposition which allows for a person to waive his rights to a trial and make an admission at which time a Judge may not find him guilty but rather continue the case without a finding (known as a CWOF) usually for a one year period in which the person is on probation. An alcohol class must be completed, it is essentially a drunk driving course which is one evening a week for approximately sixteen weeks. The drunk driving charge carries fines and fees totaling close to one thousand dollars. Once a person signs up for the Alcohol course they then can apply for a hardship license also known as a Cinderella license which allows a driver to drive for a twelve hour period every day. If the person pays all the fines and completes the program and probation without picking up any new charges the case will be dismissed at the end of the term of probation.

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Drunk to stay warm defense works against drunk driving charge

November 30, 2010,

A Missouri man whose car slipped off an icy road had to wait two hours before emergency workers arrived to help him. When police arrived they found him intoxicated. A jury found him not guilty based on his testifying that he did not drink alcohol before driving but only after he slipped off the icy road and was waiting for help. He drank to keep warm until help arrived.

In Massachusetts the Commonwealth to prove operating under the influence, or OUI, (DUI), has to show that you were impaired by alcohol and were driving on a public way while impaired. Usually this evidence comes in the form of a police officer observing how a suspect was driving, then pulling the person over and testifying to how that person appeared, smelled, acted and what he said during the stop and field sobriety tests. It is not usual for such a long period of time to pass between an accident and when help arrives that a person can claim that the act of drinking took place after the accident while awaiting the police.

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Amorello admitió a operar bajo la influencia (OUI) en el tribunal de distrito de Haverhill relacionado con un accidente de tráfico en agosto

November 30, 2010,

Matt Amorello el ex presidente de la Autoridad de Massachusetts Turnpike admitió en la corte de distrito Haverhill a operar bajo los efectos relacionados con un accidente automovilístico en agosto en el que golpeó a dos vehículos estacionados y luego continuó para tratar de conducir su vehículo después de una de las ruedas había caído. Se negó el alcoholímetro en el tiempo, causando una pérdida de la licencia por 180 días y hoy recibió otros 45 días la pérdida de la licencia después de hacer su entrada.

Amorello fue acusado de operar bajo la influencia de Massachusetts, como un delincuente primera vez que es elegible para recibir una disposición alternativa que permite a una persona a renunciar a sus derechos a un juicio y hacer un reconocimiento a la que vez que un juez no puede declararlo culpable sino que sigue el caso sin encontrar (conocido como CWOF) por lo general por un período de un año en el que la persona está en libertad condicional. Una clase de alcohol debe ser completado, es esencialmente un curso de conducción borracho que es una noche por semana durante aproximadamente dieciséis semanas. El cargo de conducir ebrio lleva a multas y honorarios por un total de cerca de mil dólares. Una vez que una persona se inscribe para el curso de alcohol que puede entonces solicitar una licencia de emergencia también se conoce como una licencia de Cenicienta que permite a un conductor a conducir por un período de doce horas cada día. Si la persona paga todas las multas y completa el programa de libertad condicional y sin recoger ninguna de nuevos cargos, el caso será despedido al final del período de libertad condicional.


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Woman on bus from Mattapan to Forest Hills assaults bus driver by spitting on her and hitting her with metal pipe

November 29, 2010,

A woman was arrested in Boston on Sunday for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for spitting in the face of a bus driver and hitting her with a metal pipe. The assault occurred in boston on a bus from Mattapan to Forest Hills after the bus driver insisted the woman pay her fare. The woman was found a block away from her stop by Boston Police. While leaving the bus she spit on the driver and then removed a metal pipe and hit her in the arm with it.

Assault and battery charges in Boston can be issued in variety of ways, from simple assault and battery, assault and battery on a police officer or public employee, domestic assault and battery, or if a weapon is involved you can be charged with Assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, kicking someone with a shoe or boot can be considered a dangerous weapon.

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Una mujer en el autobús de Mattapan a Forest Hills asalto al conductor de autobús

November 29, 2010,

Una mujer fue arrestada en Boston el domingo por asalto y agresión con un arma peligrosa por escupir en la cara de un conductor de autobús y golpearla con un tubo de metal. El asalto tuvo lugar en Boston en un autobús de Mattapan a Forest Hills, después de que el conductor del autobús de la mujer insistió en pagar su pasaje. La mujer fue encontrada a una cuadra de su pase por la Policía de Boston. Al salir el autobús que escupir en el conductor y luego se retira un tubo de metal y la golpeó en el brazo con él.

Asalto y batería se carga en Boston pueden ser emitidos en una variedad de formas, desde la simple asalto y agresión, asalto y agresión a un policía o empleado público, asalto y la batería interna, o si se trata de un arma que puede ser acusado de Asalto y la batería con un arma peligrosa, alguien de piernas con un zapato o bota puede ser considerado un arma peligrosa.

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Chelsea man dies from Thanksgiving day assault by two others, boston police still searching for suspect

November 26, 2010,

A fight in Chelsea led to the stabbing death of a 30 year old man yesterday. Witnesses said the men appeared to know each other and are searching for the suspect, Carlos Ramirez was stabbed in the chest and later died at the Hospital.

Had Ramirez not died the suspect may have been charged with Assault and Battery with a dangerous weapon but now the charge will be manslaughter or murder. The different types of charges that can be charged are: First degree murder which requires a showing that it was executed with extreme cruelty, deliberate and premeditated malice, or murder resulting from the commission of a capital felony. Second degree murder, murder committed with malice aforethought or during the commission of a non-capital felony. Involuntary manslaughter, an unintentional, wanton and reckless killing or an unintentional killing resulting from a battery. Voluntary manslaughter, the unlawful killing of another upon reasonable provocation and without premeditated malice or from the excessive use of force in self-defense

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Suspect arrested for armed home invasion in Quincy one person shot another taken hostage

November 22, 2010,

The police have reported that two men, one of them Jose Lorenzo, entered a home in Quincy and encountered four occupants. One occupant was shot in the head but survived a second man was taken hostage and was later released in Dorchester. The two suspects made off with a flat screen TV, computers and cash. It is alleged that Lorenzo's DNA was found at the scene.

Jose Lorenzo is charged with Armed Assault with Intent to Murder, Assault with Intent to Rob, Armed Robbery, Home Invasion, Larceny of a Motor Vehicle and Kidnapping.

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