Mary Huot, of Fall River, Massachusetts, is charged with Assault with Intent to Murder for allegedly driving her car into a large crowd of people.
The incident occurred last Sunday morning when Huot allegedly drove into the crowd, which resulted in injuries to three young women. According to New Bedford Police, a witness told them Huot laughed as she drove her car over the curb and gunned the gas at several people standing on the grass. Huot then allegedly left the scene of the incident.
In addition to Assault with Intent to Murder charges, Huot was also charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Personal Injury, and Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon. She is expected back in court this Monday for a Dangerousness Hearing.
A Dangerousness Hearing is held in those cases where the crime involves a Crimes of Violence or a felony offense that has as an element the use or threat of physical force against another person and where the prosecutor asks the Judge to detain the person without bail. A defendant against whom a petition for detention is requested is entitled to a hearing, at which the Judge must find that the prosecutor has proven that 'no conditions of release will reasonably assure the safety of any person in the community.
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