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Projectile suspect appears in court

charles lafferty in court 1 27 2020

SALINAS, Calif. (KION) Projectile suspect Charles Lafferty appeared in Monterey County Superior Court Tuesday afternoon for a pre-trial hearing.

Lafferty faces dozens of charges, including more than 60 for assault with a deadly weapon, related to a series of projectile attacks spanning from February 2019 to January 2020.

He is accused of using a slingshot to shoot glass marbles at vehicles. A majority of the incidents happened along Highway 101 near Prunedale.

He will be set for trial at his next court appearance on April 29.

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Elisha Machado

Elisha Machado is a weekend anchor and multi-media journalist at KION News Channel 5/46.


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