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December 17, 2012

Salem official found guilty in 911 call case


But Breen tesitifed McDougall had twice previously been advised of and assisted in obtaining an abatement for earlier ambulance bills.

"Thus, the protestations of the defendant about anticipated ambulance/medical charges ring hollow," Sullivan wrote.

He found McDougall guilty as charged.

During Patrick McDougall's trial last week, defense attorney Neil Reardon said “being abrasive, being loud and being negative” is not a crime. The trial lasted about two hours.

Jane McDougall testified and said her husband "meant well."

Sentencing will follow. The charge is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $2,000.

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