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Preliminary hearing set for Pumar

Original post made on Oct 29, 2012

Matthew Pumar, the Mountain View driver accused of hitting and killing a man who was waiting for the bus, is set to appear in court for a preliminary hearing on Dec. 27.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, October 29, 2012, 11:45 AM

Comments (2)

Posted by JoyS, a resident of Shoreline West
on Oct 29, 2012 at 2:43 pm

A hearing to decide if there is enough evidence??? Is this going to be another senseless death where no one is held accountable? This young man CHOSE to run the red light and killed someone. If he gets off without plenty of jail time, there is no such thing as justice.


Posted by Chick-fil-haay!!!, a resident of The Crossings
on Oct 30, 2012 at 9:17 am

Just like every other driving incident where an innocent bystander dies. The courts will slap him on the wrist and give him a couple years to sit in a cell and think about what he did.

Laws need to change, although vehicular manslaughter might be the correct charge. It needs to be a harsher sentence.
Even drug convictions (possession) carry a stiffer penalty than killing someone.


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