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North San Juan Competent For Attempted Murder

Criminal proceedings have been reinstated against a 58-year-old North San Juan woman who was arrested last year for firing three shots at a neighbor during a property dispute. Assistant Nevada County D-A Joe Alexander says that’s the ruling of the judge, after hearing a psychiatric report for Martha McCary. Following a preliminary hearing last December, her mental ability to participate further came into question…

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McCary and the victim, Susan Jones, had had a number of disputes in the past. The latest argument was reportedly over a dresser. Jones says McCary first threatened to kill her before firing the shots. Jones had superficial wounds to her stomach and arm…

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McCary’s next court proceeding is scheduled for July 29th, when a trial date may be discussed.

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