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Doctors find Woodside vet with PTSD sane
February 19, 2014, 05:00 AM Daily Journal staff report

Milo Imrie

A 25-year-old Woodside military veteran was sane at the time he allegedly assaulted his cousin with a shovel and grabbed for a responding sheriff deputy’s gun, according to court-appointed doctors.

If convicted, Milo McIntosh Imrie will then have a sanity trial with the same jurors weighing his guilt on the assault charges. The doctors’ sanity conclusions will be admitted as evidence in that phase for jurors’ consideration. A not guilty by reason of insanity conclusion means Imrie will be committed to a state mental hospital rather than incarcerated. Imrie already spent one stretch at Napa State Hospital last year after being found incompetent to stand trial but doctors there returned him to San Mateo County in August after deeming his mental state restored.

Prosecutors say Imrie is thought to have post-traumatic stress disorder.

Imrie was arrested Dec. 12, 2012, after allegedly threatening his 22-year-old cousin with a gasoline can and claims he planned to kill him and himself through either fire or the use of a knife. The cousin took a butcher block of knives from the kitchen and threw it on the roof but, when his back was turned, Imrie struck him in the back with the shovel and fled, according to prosecutors.

Deputies found Imrie at the nearby Menlo Country Club on Woodside Road where he reportedly resisted arrest and tried grabbing the gun. He was placed on a psychiatric hold but, while being transported to jail the next day, he ran from the patrol car when its door was open.

Before he could be tried, Imrie’s defense attorney questioned his competency.

Competency is a person’s ability to aid in one’s own defense while sanity is his or her mental state at the time of an alleged crime.

Imrie is free from custody on $25,000 cash bail.

 

 

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