The sound of tires on gravel causes the homeowner to look out her bedroom window.
She sees a car just miss her parked vehicle and head toward the house.
The car hits stacked wood beside house.
The car turns into the backyard, stops, reverses, and drives forward into the sunroom.
The car backs up, drives into the front yard, stops, backs into the house, drives into a tree, and backs into the house again.
The car drives across the front yard and gets stuck on raised walkway.
Judge's reasoning for a 'not guilty' verdict
- • No one saw the driver operating his car on a public roadway.
- • The car could have come from the dirt path that circles the bog.
- • Driver's statement that he had been drinking at a bar in Carver had been ruled inadmissible.
The path to a 'not guilty' in Plymouth County
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Mass. economy on the mend, but voters worry about their wallets
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The book Democrats are reading about
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Gambling fight is Harshbarger’s long crusade
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For new environmental chief, deadline approaches
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Hillary’s speeches should be free
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Dean Wareham grapples with legacy
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Slaine dispenses with past demons
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Sky High Fly Guys, ‘Live… Before You Die’
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