DUI Charges Against Worcester Bishop Have Been Dropped

Bishop McManus in court

DUI charges were dropped Tuesday against Bishop Robert McManus, spiritual leader of the Worcester Diocese’s 392,000 Catholics, after the bishop pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of refusing a breathalyzer test.Bishop McManus was arrested in early May for hitting a vehicle in Narragansett, then leaving the scene of the accident.  The investigating police officer reported that McManus had bloodshot eyes and smelled of alcohol.Bishop McManus has lost his driver’s license for six months and … [Read more...]