SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Criminal charges have been dismissed against the leader of a Roman Catholic diocese in Massachusetts after he pleaded guilty to refusing a post-accident alcohol test.
WPRO-AM reports the charges were dismissed Tuesday against Worcester Bishop Robert McManus, which is common for a first-time offender.
The 61-year-old bishop was arrested last month near his vacation home in Narragansett after another motorist reported a hit-and-run accident. McManus has said he “made a terrible error in judgment” by driving after drinking wine at dinner.
After he entered his guilty plea before the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal last month, McManus’ license was suspended for six months.
McManus said in a statement Tuesday: “I continue to ask forgiveness from all the good people I serve.” He said he is humbled by the support he’s received.
Information from: WPRO-AM, http://www.630wpro.com/
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