Robert Hennessey, 54, of Hanson, was arraigned this morning in Brockton District Court on Massachusetts DUI Charges following his arrest in Whitman after a crash and allegedly leaving the scene. He was charged with Operating Under the Influence, 5th Subsequent Offense, Driving With a Suspended License for OUI, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.
According to Whitman Police, Robert Hennessey allegedly rear-ended a car in Hanson and failed to stop to make his identity known. Following the crash, he allegedly continued driving into Whitman, but was reportedly following by the driver whose car he hit. Whitman police pulled Hennessey over, and reported that a strong odor of alcohol.
After being pulled over, Hennessey exercised his right and refused to submit to any Massachusetts Field Sobriety Tests. In Massachusetts, your refusal to submit to any Field Sobriety Tests and/or a Breathalyzer Test Refusal is not admissible at trial.
Pending resolution of these Massachusetts DUI Charges, Hennessey was released on $6,000 bail.
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