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CAV: Defendant relied on “police officer” at his peril (access required)

Evidence was sufficient to uphold the defendant’s conviction for failing to provide required identifying information after causing an auto accident. The defendant claimed that he didn’t talk to the other driver because she was “hysterical” and instead gave the appropriate information to a stranger who he thought was an officer. Background Rickelle Eley testified that she was ...