The Massachusetts witness intimidation statute (chapter 268, section 13B) prohibits any person from misleading a police officer with the intent to impede a criminal investigation. (more…)
Two Massachusetts drunk driving accidents earlier this year show the potentially severe penalties awaiting those convicted of driving under the influence in the state. These penalties increase dramatically when a driver, passenger or pedestrian is injured or killed in an accident involving intoxication. A recent example involved Jay Franklin, of Upton, Massachusetts, who was...