A retired judge testified in federal court yesterday that Boston police defied an order he gave a high-ranking officer not to interrogate Shawn Drumgold when they arrested him in August 1988 in connection with the killing of 12-year-old Darlene Tiffany Moore. Click here to read the Boston.com story This should serve as a reminder to anyone questioned by the police on anything. Sometimes, the police will stop at nothing to talk to someone. Even if it means ignoring the constitution and in this case a judge. Other than giving the police your name you have the right not to say anything to the police. The fact that you don’t speak cannot even be considered in court.
If you have been questioned by the police or if the police want you to answer questions you have rights. You should contact an experienced criminal defense attorney. Attorney Patrick Donovan is a former prosecutor who can help. Call today.