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Chester County Criminal Escape Thwarted

Chester County Criminal Escape Thwarted

Two alleged criminals facing life in prison for murder planned an escape from the Chester County Prison in West Chester. Their plans were thwarted last Tuesday.  Four people, two of whom are inmates facing life in prison for murder, allegedly planned a daring and violent escape that would have likely resulted in a deadly shootout with correctional officers. It is reported that Shamek Hynson, 32, and Saleen Williams, 21, aided by their girlfriends, developed a plan to break through security glass inside the prison’s visiting area and arm themselves with weapons from the outside. According to the plan, the inmates would then fight their way out of the prison to a waiting car and eventually travel to Mexico. According to District Attorney Tom Hogan, the plot was...

DUI Conviction Overturned

DUI Conviction Overturned

Last week the Delaware Supreme Court overturned a DUI conviction because the police failed to follow the proper procedures for checking a blood alcohol content (BAC). The man was stopped in 2009 for suspicion of DUI. He failed several field sobriety tests, became combative with the police, and taken to the hospital to have blood drawn. The BAC results from the blood test measured a blood alcohol level of .12. The man appealed his DUI conviction to the Delaware Supreme Court. The court ruled the man’s DUI conviction must be overturned because the kit used to test his BAC was past its expiration date, and the technician who took the blood sample didn’t follow the proper procedures. The court upheld the man’s convictions for assault and resisting...

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