MADD: every day in America 27 people die from drunk driving crashes
So it's good to know Amherst police can use their basic powers of observation (and smell) to bring charges of driving under the influence of marijuana, because I have a feeling we're going to see more and more of it in the not too distant future.
Kyle Ferguson, age 20, arraigned before Judge Estes
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And the case of Jackson B. Gale, age 19, goes to show UMass police do have the power of arrest anywhere in town. At the time of the incident (3 AM) every available Amherst police officer was at the scene of the homicide in South Amherst.
Jackson B Gale will automatically lose his license for 6 months for refusing the Breathalyzer