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Man shot while allegedly trying to run down Ware officer arraigned in Hampshire Superior Court

Monday, December 8, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — The case of a New York man who was shot by a Ware police officer he was allegedly trying to run down with his car was moved Monday to Hampshire Superior Court. Judge Mary-Lou Rup ordered Sajid Dacres, who uses an alias of Quinton Avant, held in the Hampshire County Jail on $100,000 bail, as he has been since he was released from Baystate Medical Center in Springfield …

Devon McNabb of Northampton placed on probation after pleading guilty to possession of heroin, unlicensed firearm

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — A 34-year-old Northampton man told Hampshire Superior Court Judge Bertha D. Josephson Tuesday that he was grateful for a “second chance” as he was sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty to three charges. Devon J. McNabb, who previously lived in Ware, pleaded guilty to negligent operation of a motor …

Judge denies request to reduce bail for Sajid Dacres, charged with attempted murder of Ware police officer

Friday, October 17, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — The New York man charged with trying to run down a Ware police officer — who then shot him twice — shook his head Friday as a Hampshire Superior Court Judge denied his attorney’s request that he be released or that his bail be lowered. Sajid Dacres, 30, whose alias is Quinton Avant, has been held in the Hampshire County Jail …