APD attempting to perform FSTs on Deborah Mercier, age 21, Wednesday 7:35 PM
If you were out and about early Wednesday night Christmas shopping, attending an Amherst Planning Board meeting, or heading to your local health club, consider yourself lucky you did not run into Deborah Mercier, age 21. Or more precisely, she did not run into you.
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An off-duty Amherst Fire Department Captain called Dispatch to report a beyond erratic driver on Snell Street, a heavily traveled cut through to busy Rt 116 and even busier Rt 9. Amherst police handled it from there.
Deborah Mercier, all 90 pounds of her, stands before Judge Payne
In Eastern Hampshire District Court yesterday morning Judge Payne entered a plea of "not guilty" and continued her case until December 29th, when she will appear with her private attorney.
Not a great way to start the New Year. But at least she's alive.