Southbridge Crime

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  • Man accused of grabbing Southbridge policeman's Tase...

    10 hrs ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    SOUTHBRIDGE – A 25-year-old homeless man accused of taking a patrolman's Taser and fighting five police officers Friday was ordered held without bail after a dangerousness hearing Tuesday in Dudley District Court. Mr. Cruz was charged with five counts of assault and battery on a police officer, two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, resisting arrest, possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine, possession of Suboxone, disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace and four counts of vandalizing property.

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  • Man facing charges in strip club shooting running fo...

    Saturday Aug 5 | via Lowell Sun 

    A man facing a single felony charge of misleading police during the investigation of a shooting at a Worcester strip club in May has qualified for the ballot to run against Mayor Stephen DiNatale. On July 31, Alexander Vera, 26, of North Street returned the papers he pulled in February with enough signatures of certified voters to qualify to appear on the mayoral race ballot, according to a spokeswoman in the City Clerk's Office Friday.

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  • MBTA police say they have the right to keep all arre...

    Thursday Jul 27 | via Boston.com 

    But in a break with tradition, the MBTA Transit Police are now claiming the right to black out the names and addresses of everyone they arrest. In a pair of recent letters to the Globe, the MBTA said its policy was justified under the state's Criminal Offender Records Information Act, a stance that drew sharp criticism from open records advocates.

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Southbridge Law

Over a decade ago, my licence was suspended to to a car wreak,how do I get it back?
Over a decade ago I was in an accident because the sun was in my eyes. I had already moved back to Va and didn't get the summons for court. After years so living in city's i never needed a licence. I have called the DMV they confirm it is suspended. I've called the courts and they wont give me info on the phone I even called the governors office and spoke with an assistant of his whom said he would have him call me back the fallowing Monday. The only other thing I can think of is to sue the state i live in now in return mu state will sue Mass. to get the answers I need. I live over a 32 hour drive from there and can not return up there. Please tell me there is another way to find out what I need to do or has the statue of limitations kicked in ?
The best place to start is to physically visit your local DMV (in the state you want to get licensed to drive in). If...
If you already have the interlock device in MA can I move to another state
IF I have a interlock device in MA and move to another state and sign my right to drive away in MA will I have to get another one put in car in that state?example Conn. Keep in mind these DUI's were over 14 yrs ago or should I just get my licence reinstated in mass signing my right to drive in this state away then get the licence in another state?
You should consult attorneys and the DMV/MVA in both states. You may be able to relinquish your right to drive in MA...
Is jail time mandatory for a second offense driving after suspension of license? The license wasn't suspended for a DUI.
I was arrested for driving after suspension in 2003. I was recently arrested for a DUI and driving after suspension (subsequent offense).
No
What happens if you are unable to complete the terms of pre-trial probation?
I am in a pretrial probation program for a distracted driving accident (misdemeanor). I have completed my community service hours, paid all fees, and attended the required driving courses. The only uncompleted term is to participate in several speaking engagements about distracted driving with a program local to Massachusetts. I no longer live in Massachusetts, so I cannot complete this term without flying there and taking a lot of time off from work. Is there a way to substitute extra community service hours or ask apply for an alternative to this term?
In the vast majority of cases, there are ways to deal with this. If you had an attorney for the case, call that person....
I have been going to the same doctor for 10 plus years and have never once been short on my medication..and i have had all clean
All clean drug screens and just the past 4 months ive been called in by the doctors office for a random pet say pill count and drug screen and have prior gone in and been right on the money with all my medication counts and clean screens...im furious and feel im being harrased and its not fair nor legally right..so i dontknow if or what my options are...so please any feed back would be appreciated
In what context are you asking this question? Are you on probation? It's hard to understand the question since you...
Does dcf give hair folical tests in massachusetts
Dcf
Not usually. It is almost always a urine test sometimes a blood test is done.
Third offense DUI, how long can it be continued?
My friend was arrested for a 3rd offense DUI over 2 years ago. He took the breathalyzer, which he failed, was arrested and lost his license. After 30 days, he paid the reinstatement fee, and got his license back - and has been driving without restrictions since it was reinstated. The court put him on a home breathalyzer monitor, 3 - 5 tests a day - which have all been negative for alcohol. The breathalyzer results from the night he was arrested are being challenged due to possibly not being properly calibrated. As mentioned, this case just passed 2 years of continuances while awaiting calibration records/results... How long can this continue? Is this something that should eventually be dismissed due to the amount of time that has passed?
Knowing only what you have written here, the answer is that it can be continued until both the prosecutor and the...