Decision Commonwealth v. Dayton

Date: 06/01/2017
Organization: Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

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Commonwealth v. Dayton

Commonwealth v. Dayton
Supreme Judicial Court, June 1, 2017
(Bail/Dangerousness Hearing)

The Commonwealth may move for a dangerousness hearing pursuant to G. L. c. 276, § 58A when the defendant is charged with an Operating Under the Influence, fourth offense or greater. 

“[W]e interpret § 58A as requiring three, not two, prior OUI convictions.”