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Chief Ken Albertelli
30 Mount Vernon St. Winchester MA 01890
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Posted By Winchester Police on July 29th, 2014

On 07/29/2014 a resident reported receiving a phone call by 202-506-9775 at approx. 10AM stating they were from the IRS and that there were warrants out for his arrest unless he paid a fee.  The resident wanted confirmation that this was a legitimate phone call, but the person speaking (“Damon Marshall”) hung-up.  At approx. 11:03 […]

 

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Change in OUI laws

Posted By Winchester Police on June 3rd, 2010

Melanie’s Law – Massachusetts OUI Law (2005)

FIRST OFFENSE
Jail: Not more than 2 1/2 years House of Correction
Fine: $500-$5,000
License suspended for 1 year.

SECOND OFFENSE
Jail: Not less than 60 days (30 day mandatory), not more then 2 1/2 years
Fine: $600-$10,000

License suspended for 2 years

THIRD OFFENSE (felony status)
Jail: Not less than 180 days (150 day mandatory), not more than 5 years State Prison
May be served in a prison treatment program
Fine $1,000-$15,000
License suspended for 8 years

FOURTH OFFENSE (felony status)
Jail: Not less than 2 years (1 year minimum mandatory), not more than 5 years State Prison
Fine $1,500-$25,000
License suspended for 10 years.

FIFTH OFFENSE (felony status)
Jail: Not less than 2 1/2 years (24 mos. minimum mandatory), not more than 5 years State Prison
Fine $2,000-$50,000
License revoked for life.