Josh Sampson, age 19, standing before Judge Mary Hurley
Arrested last week in the heart of downtown Amherst 19-year-old Josh Sampson was arraigned in Eastern Hampshire District Court on Monday before Judge Mary Hurley. He was given a pre-trial hearing for August 27 and assigned a public defender for which he will pay $300.
He was released on his personal recognizance but Judge Hurley gave him that cold hard stare while warning him about not screwing up in the meantime: "You have been charged with possession of an alphabet of drugs. No more!" To which he sheepishly responded, "Yes your honor."
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