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Mother’s disorderly conduct conviction overturned

The state Appeals Court has ruled that Weymouth police acted improperly when they charged a woman with disorderly conduct in the spring of 2009, and overturned her conviction.

Mariann Gardner served almost a week in MCI-Framingham on a six-month sentence before she was released pending the appeal of her guilty finding in Quincy District Court, according to her attorney, Lauren Thomas.

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