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Batty back in jail for driving offenses

A retired firefighter with a history of driving arrests is back in jail after a judge learned he’d caused two car crashes and received one speeding ticket since his last arrest.

David W. Batty, 53, who had been prohibited from driving since last fall after an arrest for drunken driving while impaired, is being held on $200,000 bail for violating his release conditions.

A furious Judge Ellen Kalama Clark imposed the unusually high bail Thursday.

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