New York: Where does this state get its pathetic prosecutors and judges? Man sentenced to 8 weekends in jail for DWI death; ran down old lady who was on her way to church
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From Democrat & Chronicle
A Perinton man responsible for the death of an elderly woman he struck while driving drunk last year was sentenced today to five years probation and eight weekends in the Monroe County Jail.
Shawn Michael Ahern, 28, pleaded guilty in May to felony driving while intoxicated as part of a deal. He initially also faced a charge of first-degree vehicular manslaughter.
Ahern hit Grace Allen, 90, of Perinton as she crossed High Street to attend evening Mass at Church of the Assumption on Dec. 19. She died of complications from blunt force trauma Jan. 4 at Strong Memorial Hospital.
In court today, Ahern apologized for his actions.
“You have a problem,” Monroe County Court Judge Francis P. Geraci Jr. said…..MORE