Articles Posted in Negligent Operation of Motor Vehicle

Tyler A. Bryan, of Somerville, was arrested this morning on Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges after he allegedly ran his taxi into a snowbank in the Brighton section of Boston.

Bryan was charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol and Negligent Operating of a Motor Vehicle.

According to the Massachusetts State Police, Bryan allegedly drove his car into a snowbank on Soldiers Field Road. Police found him behind the wheel of the Somerville Green Taxi Cab with his head allegedly bobbing up and down and his eyes drooping shut.

Patrick Fay.jpgPatrick Fay, 24, of Holbrook, was arrested and faces Massachusetts DUI / Drunk Driving Charges after he allegedly left the scene of an I-93 rollover in Dorchester that left his girlfriend in critical condition on Sunday night.

Fay was arraigned this morning in the Dorchester Division of the Boston Municipal Court and charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Personal Injury.

According to Massachusetts State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, Patrick Fay was allegedly driving on I-93 in Dorchester when he hit a snow bank around 1:00 a.m.. The car flipped over, and Fay’s girlfriend, Alyssa Connolly, was reportedly not wearing her seatbelt and was ejected from the car.

Marvin Veiga was arraigned this morning in Dorchester District Court for allegedly Assaulting a Boston Police Officer with a Deadly Weapon, a rifle, this past Saturday after a high-speed chase in Dorchester. The Boston Police Officer ultimately shot Marvin Veiga in the leg.

Veiga was also charged with various Massachusetts Gun Crimes, including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Loaded Firearm; and Resisting Arrest.

According to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, the incident occurred when officer’s of the “Boston Police Department’s Youth Violence Strike Force” got an ‘anonymous tip’ to pull over a Chrysler in which Veiga and three others were in. When police tried to pull the car over, the driver, Osvaldir Mendes, of Dorchester, led police on a chase. When the car finally pulled over, Veiga, Mendes, and Takari Elliot, of Dorchester, got out of the car and they all ran. The fourth person in the car, Daronde Bethea of Milton, remained inside the car.

fd2859_perry.jpgVernon Perry, of Rhode Island, was arrested in Massachusetts this past Saturday and charged with his ninth (9th) Drunk Driving Charge.

Perry was arraigned in Tauton District Court this morning and charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, Subsequent Offense, as well as Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle. Following his arraignment, he was held without bail pending a Dangerousness Hearing.

In Massachusetts, a conviction for a 5th or subsequent Drunk Driving charge carries up to 5 years in state prison.

Tyrone Farrar, 30, was arraigned on Monday in Newburyport District Court on Sex Crimes Charges, including Statutory Rape, for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a female Lawrence Middle School Student.

According to the Essex County District Attorney’s Office, Farrar, who works at a Lawrence Middle School as a security guard and serves as a basketball coach, allegedly began having sexual relations with a female student that began when she was 13 years old.

Farrar was arrested this past weekend for Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle and DUI while under the influence of drugs. At the time of his arrest, the female student, now 14 years old, was in the car with him. According to the police, the girl admitted to being sexually involved with Farrar, who is married.

Felix Morales.jpgFelix Morales, 39, of East Boston, Massachusetts, was charged with Drunk Driving and for hitting Massachusetts State Police State Trooper Captain Francis Hughes on Monday, July 5, 2010.

The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office alleges that State Police Captain Francis Hughes had directed Morales to stop at an intersection in Cambridge when the traffic lights were blinking yellow. Morales, however, did not stop and drove straight at him, struck Trooper Hughes and dragged him on the hood of his car for 30 feet before he was thrown off. Once pulled over, Morales is also alleged to have failed a Field Sobriety Test, posting a Blood Alcohol Content level of 0.15, almost twice the legal limit of 0.08. Morales, it was revealed, had also been twice previously charged with Drunk Driving in Lynn and Revere.

At his arraignment in East Boston District Court, Felix Morales was charged with several Drunk Driving Crimes, including Driving Under the Influence, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, and Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon.

Pike Chase.jpgEarly yesterday afternoon, Massachusetts State Police Officers initiated pursuit of Alejandro Serra for allegedly driving through downtown Boston and screaming out of his car, and then driving at a man and his grandson who asked him to turn down the music.

Serra, however, wouldn’t stop for Massachusetts State Police Troopers, and led them on a high-speed chase on the Massachusetts Turnpike from Boston to Framingham. The chase only ended when Serra rammed his can into a Massachusetts State Police vehicle and spun out of control.

Alejandro Serra was arraigned this morning in the Boston Municipal Court on several charges including Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, and Failure to Stop for Police.

Michael Tompkins, 40 of North Weymouth, Massachusetts, was arraigned yesterday morning in Quincy District Court with numerous Drunk Driving charges for driving while under the influence and crashing the car, all with his 6 year old, without a seat belt, in the car.

Tompkins allegedly rear-ended another vehicle last Friday, and then drove away from the scene. The woman whose minivan he hit, then followed him while calling the police. At his arraignment in Quincy District Court, prosecutors alleged that when he was stopped, Tompkins could not stand up without help from the police; slurred his speech; smelled of alcohol and admitted to drinking. Although Tompkins’ 6 year old daughter complained of some pain, it appeared that she was OK.

Held on $2,500 cash bail after his arraignment, Tompkins was charged with numerous Drunk Driving Charges, including DUI/OUI, 3rd Offense; Child Endangerment While Under the Influence of Alcohol; Failing to Properly Restrain a Child in a Vehicle; Failure to Stop for Police; Leaving the Scene of an Accident; and Driving to Endanger.

Joseph F. Cruz, 28, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, was arrested on May 3rd for allegedly selling Oxycodone pills at the South Shore Plaza in Braintree.

Braintree Police Detectives allege that they had received complaints that Cruz was selling drugs out of his apartment. After an undercover surveillance operation was established, Braintree Police observed Cruz exit his apartment and drive to the South Shore Plaza in Braintree. At the mall, another man entered Cruz’ vehicle where a drug transaction is alleged to have taken place.

When Braintree Police tried to approach the two men, Cruz drove away and the two men ultimately fled into Nordstrom’s Department Store where Cruz was apprehended by mall security. The other man, however, was not caught.

Christopher Maxson, 19, of Marblehead, was arrested last night after he collided with a car on Eastern Avenue in Lynn and then struck several parked cars before rolling over. As a result of the crash, Julia Gauthier, 19, of Salem, was ejected from the sunroof and died from her injuries.

Maxson was arraigned today in Lynn District Court on various drunk driving charges, including Reckless Operation of a Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Homicide.

The Lynn Police Department responded to reports of a motor vehicle crash with injuries at Eastern Avenue and Glenwood Street in Lynn, near the Swampscott line, at 1:00 a.m. Besides, Maxson and Gauthier, there were two other passengers in the vehicle.

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