Amherst police arrested and charged three drivers with drunk driving over the weekend -- all of them women. In Eastern Hampshire District Court on Monday all three lawyered up and had their cases continued until next month.
All three also took the legally admissible Breathalyzer test back at APD headquarters, so their chances of outright winning a trial are pretty close to zero
Interestingly Meaghan Shea initially seemed like she wanted to settle her case immediately, telling Judge Payne, "I know I'm guilty." But he had her talk to the prosecutor and she then opted to have a public defender assigned to her.
Meaghan Shea, age 29, arraigned before Judge Payne
Click to enlarge/read. Note BAC is 3x legal limit!
Heather Pew, age 21, stands before Judge Payne
Carrie Holmes, age 22 (and father) stand before Judge Payne