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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Defense lawyer picked to be city judge

Written October 7th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

These are the doors people enter if they want to contest an Albany traffic ticket, and sometimes for other reasons too. They’ll appear before a new city judge starting next year.


School zone ticket: Defendant prevails

Written February 11th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

One part of the Great Waverly Drive School Zone controversy has been resolved with a verdict in Albany Municipal Court: Not Guilty!


Waverly ticket: Story develops a twist

Written February 7th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

There’s an unexpected development in the story of the $165 speeding ticket that Johnny Scot Van Ras received on Waverly Drive near South Albany High School on Oct. 11.


Red-light violations: Let’s check

Written January 25th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Why am I sitting in my truck in the rain, watching the intersection of Queen and Geary from the parking lot of the Geary Street Clinic?  I’m trying to time the yellow signal light because the subject came up before the city council this week.


Stay out of city court: Here’s why

Written January 16th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Here you see yet another reason — in addition to the countless others — that makes it wise to avoid having to sit in Albany Municipal Court: New and uncomfortable seats.


Good news on the crime front

Written February 25th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Here is good news — unless you’re a crook or frequent violator of traffic laws, that is. Two recent reports to the Albany City Council show that crime is way down and the number of prosecutions in city court is up. It sounds like there’s a connection, even if it’s indirect. On Feb. 9 Police Chief […]


 
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