Man accused of crushing cruisers found incompetentJanuary 10,2013
NEWPORT ó The Vermont man charged with driving a tractor over seven police vehicles and crushing them has been found incompetent to stand trial.
Roger Pion of Newport had already been involuntarily committed to the custody of the state commissioner of mental health. Heís been at Fletcher Allen Health Care.
The 34-year-old Pion had faced multiple criminal counts after police say he drove his dadís tractor over six cruisers and a van at the county sheriffís department in Derby in August, causing about $300,000 in damage.
Police said he was angry over a previous arrest for marijuana possession. Pion pleaded not guilty.
The Caledonian-Record reported that a judge agreed to a hearing to determine how and where Pion will receive treatment. Prosecutors asked for another evaluation in 90 days.MORE IN This Just InNEW YORK ó Itís not as well-known as other historic sites associated with Franklin Delano... Full StoryKIEV, Ukraine ó Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in the rebel stronghold of... Full Story
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