SALISBURY, Mass. — A Massachusetts man accused of harassing his neighbor has been ordered to leave town for a year as part of a plea deal.

The Daily News of Newburyport reports (http://bit.ly/2qqBddm ) the man must leave Salisbury and live with his parents in Amesbury as part of a deal reached with prosecutors.

If he pays $250 in restitution and abides by protective orders, a charge of violating an abuse prevention order will be dropped.

The man had been sent to jail for ignoring orders to stay away from his neighbor but was taken to a Worcester hospital in March after he was found unfit to remain behind bars.

The man is accused of directing high-powered lights and loud speakers at his neighbor’s home, among other things, over the course of two years.


Information from: The Daily News of Newburyport (Mass.), http://www.newburyportnews.com

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