“Residency” Charges Dropped!

It’s been a very successful year for me in court! First the no trespass order banning me from superior court was ruled unconstitutional, then Palmer, MA settles my camera arrest case for $5,000, and now the “residency” charge has been dropped!

As you may recall, I was pulled over in February by Jason Short of the Keene police. He ticketed me for allegedly being a “resident” and not getting a driver’s license from the NH bureaucrats.

In order to prove their claim, the state would have to prove I am a “resident”. Guess they didn’t feel confident enough in their evidence, because this morning police prosecutor Jean M. Kilham dropped the charge. However, she did say she was going to report the claims to the NH DMV and FL DMV. She intends to use their administrative system where the burden of proof is much lower than court. She wants NH to suspend “driving privileges” for a year and FL to cancel my license.

So, it may not be over yet entirely, but for now the court case has been eliminated.

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1 Comment

  1. Get a lawyer if they dig this charge up again.
    According to my college textbook (“Information Security Intelligence: Cryptographic Principles & Applications” copyright 2004 Delmar, Cengage Learning):

    “Any computer generated log that is created by law-enforcement for the sole purpose of being used as evidence is considered hearsay. According to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of United States v. Blackburn, the court found: “the [computer-generated] report in this case was not kept in the course of regularly conducted business activity, but rather was specially prepared at the behest of the FBI and with the knowledge that any information it supplied would be used in an ongoing criminal investigation… In finding this report inadmissible under Rule 803(6), we adhere to the well-established rule that documents made in anticipation of litigation are inadmissible under the business records exception.”

    Now, that may or may not help you… but if they generate a special report it may be inadmissible. Or it may not. That’s why I said to get a lawyer. I just happened to read this last night.

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