Decision Commonwealth v. Peterson

Date: 11/15/2017
Organization: Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

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Commonwealth v. Peterson

Commonwealth v. Peterson
Supreme Judicial Court, January 3, 2017
(Crimes/School/Park Zone)

The application of G. L. c. 94C, § 32J, to a defendant who is located momentarily within one hundred feet of a public park, merely because he is a passenger in a car that stops at a red light near a park when the car is pulled over by police, is overreaching.