Blarney Blowout, March 8 "in the area of 374 N. Pleasant Street"
At almost the three month mark from that day of infamy, the court system is still dealing out justice to those (58) "college aged youth" arrested during the Blarney Blowout.
Dana Mahar standing before Judge Payne
On Monday in Eastern Hampshire District Court before Judge John Payne, Dana Mahar, age 22, accepted what now seems to be the standard plea deal: Case continued without a finding for six months (probation) plus $200 restitution to Amherst Police Department, 20 hours of community service and a letter of apology.
Page 2 continues: " ... from the other individuals in the area. Additionally, during the struggle, the strap on my pepper ball gun broke and caused the gun to fall. This rendered it temporarily out of service."
Meanwhile, I'm told the (Ed) Davis Report with recommendations on how to avoid another Blarney Blowout should be completed within the next three weeks "or so".
Hey, for $160,000 I guess it's better they spend a little extra time to get it right.