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Drunk Driver Arrested after Depot Street Crash

An Easton man was arrested on his second offense of drinking and driving.

After crashing his car on Depot Street Wednesday night, an Easton man was arrested on his second offense of drunk driving.

Richard Taylor, 47, of 679 Washington Street in Easton was for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol (second offense), negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation.

Taylor allegedly drove off the road on Depot Street near Newell Circle at approximately 10:45 p.m. Wednesday. Emergency officials arrived and treated him for minor injuries.

After a subsequent investigation, he was arrested and held at until he was released on bail at 1:30 a.m. His arraignment is at Taunton District Court Thursday morning.

Elaine Dahlgren September 01, 2011 at 06:08 PM
Lock him up and throw away the key before he kills someone!!!
Diane E. Peterson September 02, 2011 at 08:30 PM
Elaine, why, the liberal judges will only let him out!
Elaine Dahlgren September 03, 2011 at 06:09 PM
Massachusetts is so liberal!! We need more Conservative voters and judges!!
JF September 04, 2011 at 11:09 AM
Why does our government spend so much time and money fighting the other drugs, while alcohol is killing so many people every day? There is no bigger problem in our country than drunken people. The answer is because the majority drinks I guess. I don't think there is a more intoxicating drug than alcohol. It causes people to act insane and stupidly kill people with their cars. Alcohol is the only drug we trust people to use "responsibly". Why bother with this war on drugs when the worst one is legal? I have known a few alcoholics and they are just as bad if not worse than any crackhead except they don't pay a lot for their drug. A crackhead would never leave his room. A drunk is like a crazy homicidal maniac.

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