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Aug 24, 2016

Minister’s Employee Convicted for Not Providing Blood Specimen

William Henry

Seven months after the incident, William Henry, the driver of Minister “Boots’’ Martinez appeared in court today. Just before two in the morning on January ninth, 2016 police saw him speeding and set chase behind him. When they caught up with him, they suspected he was drunk, but he refused to give the officers a blood or urine sample. That will not be known, but today, he was convicted for the offense of failure to provide a specimen. Magistrate Carlon Mendoza, who heard the evidence coming from the police officers, concluded that Henry committed the offense since under the law, a person who without reasonable excuse, fails to provide a specimen has committed an offense and is liable to a fine of five hundred dollars and disqualified from holding a driver’s license for twelve months.   Henry admitted in trial that he had refused to give a specimen, but had no good reason to so do. Magistrate Mendoza has given him until November twenty-fourth, 2016 to pay this fine and he was disqualified from driving for twelve months.

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