Taunton Man Arraigned on 9 Charges, Including Vehicular Homicide

Taunton Man Arraigned on 9 Charges, Including Vehicular Homicide


Amaro, 24, of 209 Washington St., Apt 2. in Taunton, was held on $50,000 bail, according to the Office of the Worcester County District Attorney.

Amaro is charged with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash after causing personal injury and death; operating a motor vehicle negligently while under the influence of drugs and causing serious injury; motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation; leaving the scene of property damage; using a motor vehicle without authority; possession of an open container of alcohol in public; unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle; marked lanes violation; speeding.

He also was arrested on two warrants from another jurisdiction.



   The driver of the Jeep remains hospitalized. 

The case was continued to July 8 for a pre-trial conference.

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