Thursday, June 13, 2013
Blanca Contreras faces charges in the death of Scott Coxall.
The motor vehicle homicide trial of a Waltham woman is scheduled to begin today at Waltham District Court, according to the Middlesex County District Attorney's office. Blanca Contreras, a native of Guatemala who is in the country illegally, is facing charges for motor vehicle homicide, leaving the scene causing personal injury in connection with the Nov. 23, 2011 crash that killed Scott Coxall, 39 of Waltham. Authorities believe Contreras was driving the car that struck Coxall but her boyfriend, William Vasquez, has told Waltham Police he was driving. Contreras has also said she was not the driver. Police have charged Vasquez with witness intimidation because they believe he is lying about being the driver.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Blanca Contreras is facing motor vehicle homicide charges in the death of a Waltham man.
Jury selection for the trial of a Waltham woman charged with motor vehicle homicide is set to begin on March 6, according to the Middlesex County District Attorney’s office. Blanca Contreras, a 29-year-old Guatemalan woman in the country illegally, is charged with motor vehicle homicide in the November 2011 hit-and-run crash that killed Scott Coxall, 39, of Waltham. Her case is being handled at Waltham District Court. Authorities say Contreras was driving the car that struck Coxall at the intersection of School and Church streets on Nov. 23, 2011 at around 6 p.m. The car fled the scene but police later arrested Contreras at her home. Contreras’s attorney later claimed her boyfriend, William Vasquez, was driving the car that struck Coxall…
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Miss a Waltham headline this week? Catch up here!
A hit-and-run pedestrian crash occured on High Street. Police are searching for the driver. Bike Lanes were proposed for several major Waltham roads. A Waltham City Councilor blamed the problems at a new Waltham retail plaza on its developer. For the third time in 10 years, Starbucks proposed a store for Waltham.