Norwood Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Norwood, MA or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

Norwood Law

What are the laws in massachusetts requiring police police officers to give sobriety tests?
My sister was crossing the street last year year with two of her friends when two of them were hit by a girl coming home from a bar (she told police). She was severely injured, spent the last 15 months in the hospital/rehab and actually passed away earlier this week. The police never gave a breathalyzer, field sobriety test, nothing. She told them she was at a bar. Isn't there some law that would mandate a blood test if there is such traumatic injury? So many people drive under the influence of drugs and alcohol, I don't know why the cops didn't do any testing whatsoever.
Best answered by attorneys in Mass.
I got a DUI back in 2007 but recived a CWOF... can i still get my licencse to carry?
wis there a certain time limit that i will be able to get it or will i never be able to?
Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to this question. Although a CWOF typically does not count as a conviction,...
If I got a DUI in CA but live in MA, do I also need a MA Lawyer?
I was charged with a dui 7 months ago in CA on vacation. I hired an attorney in CA but want to know if I need a MA One. Also, is my license suspended before the final arraingment or the day of arrest?
Sounds like you need to hire a lawyer in California, the state where you are charged. They will be licensed to practice...
Can someone get an OUI for sleeping at the wheel at a red light? passed all sorbiety tests but had parafanalia in his car
my fiancee fell asleep at the wheel at a red light, he works odd hours and is exhausted all the time. a cop pulled him over a gave him a sobriety test and he passed. the cop proceeded to check his truck and found a needle. took him into custody,i bailed him out and the judge the next day ordered drug/alcohol tests. he went into court last monday and they said he failed 1 of his alcohol tests. they took him to a correctional facility for detox but he didn't have anything in his system, now he is on the rehab side. no one called me (fiancee) to let me know anything!!! please help me! i haven't gotten anywhere with all the phone calls I've made. his court appointed attorney promised he would call me with details and nothing.. he had my car keys and i can't get them back!!
Well, you are in a tough situation because you are not the defendant so you are not in a position to affect the...
Massachusetts CWOF Dismissed OUI / Entry into Canada
OUI case is a CWOF (Continuation without a finding) in Massachusetts. Case will be dismissed pending completion of probation June 2015. Plan on trip to Vancouver for a Cruise in August 2016. I have heard mixed opinions on this site, and elsewhere regarding crossing the Canadian Border under these circumstances. 1) Since the case will have been dismissed by then, a letter from a lawyer or paperwork from the court stating that the case is dismissed will suffice. 2) Will need a Temporary Resident Permit. 3) Will need a full Canadian Criminal Rehabilitation. 4) None of these options above will work. Looking for advice on next steps. And if the suggestion is to talk to a Canadian Immigration Lawyer, then a referral to a good Canadian Immigration Lawyer. Thank You!
AVVO doesn't let us solicit or refer, you need to secure an attorney on your own. As to your issue, CWOFS are...
How long does the state have to prosecute you before they have to drop charges
I have a OUI #2 and its been 4 years and I have been out on $2500 bail showing up for court every date on time then a few weeks ago I was arrested on a warrant cause apparently I was supposed to goto court. last time I went they said the victim/witness was gonna be outa the country for 9 months and we might have a earlier date to discus a plea which I never could get ahold of my lawyer to find out when. its dragging on and every time I show up ether we are not ready or the D.A. isn't ready. When I say we I mean my lawyer who is paid for by the state. So now that I just spent a week in jail again cause of "there" lawyer I finally got a new one who seems pretty good if she sticks around. How many times can this happen?
If you have a new lawyer, I think you are best advised to speak to her. I appreciate that you are trying to tell us...
If I got an oui drugs and my license gets suspended before I go to trial, can my fiancé still drive the car registered to me?
I was issued ticket for oui drugs because of paraphernalia they found in my truck. Cop sent letter to DMV saying I was immediate threat so they will suspend my license. I don't go to court until 3/30/15. My fiances car is in my name, can she get in trouble? What should I do? I passed field sobriety test but he still booked me on oui drugs
The restriction is on you driving, not her. If you really want to be safe, transfer HER car back to HER name. You...