Boston man in court on stolen car charges
BOSTON—A Boston man police say was in a stolen vehicle that struck a state trooper working a road construction detail has pleaded not guilty to receiving a stolen car.
Brandon Smith was arraigned Friday in Dorchester District Court. A judge set bail at $2,500. Smith's lawyer said there's no proof he was in the car.
Police say the 25-year-old Smith was one of two occupants of
The car had been reported stolen March 16 by a car rental company operating out of T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island.
The trooper, 41-year-old Scott Flaherty, is recovering at home from a broken ankle and other injuries.