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Secret Service logs show Hinckley on good behavior

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secret Service reports show that the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981 has behaved well over the past year when he’s left a Washington psychiatric hospital to visit his mother in Virginia.

Agents trailed John Hinckley on more than 35 days during 2012 when he visited his mother’s Williamsburg home. Surveillance logs show he shopped, did volunteer work, and made planned therapy visits. The logs were made public Wednesday as part of a court case where Hinckley is asking a judge to let him spend more time at his mother’s home.

The mundaneness of the logs contrasts with a log released last year that got Hinckley into trouble. It showed him visiting a bookstore and looking at a row of books including two on presidential assassinations.



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