“It goes without saying, we were extremely disappointed that so many family and friends of Alex and Calvin within our community who had knowledge of what took place that evening, were unwilling to come forward without subpoenas and a Grand Jury proceeding,” the Murks said in the statement.
The scene of human devastation was so severe, police officers were told to turn off their body cameras to prevent recording images of the two dead teens on the scene which could later be viewed by the public.
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Sources confirm to WUSA9 that the party was held at the home of Kenneth Saltzman, whose daughter was the host. Documents reveal that one partygoer brought two 30-packs of beer and Salzman jokingly asked if one of those cases was for him
Two vehicle passengers were declared deceased at the scene. Two additional vehicle occupants, to include the driver, were transported to a local hospital, both with serious injuries.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the occupants of the vehicle had attended an underage drinking party in area.
An investigation revealed the Chevrolet truck was traveling south on S. Palmer Rd at a high rate of speed. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Karnily Bodunov, 18, of Woodburn. Bodunov drove over the crest of a hill and lost control of the truck which caused the vehicle to flip over and land upside down in a field off the side of the road.
On 7-19-14 at around 2:20AM, Sheriff’s patrol stopped a vehicle on Foote Avenue in Jamestown after noticing that it was riding on the rim of a blown front tire and had what appeared to be fresh collision damage and mud on the front end of the vehicle. The vehicle was also leaking a significant amount of anti-freeze. When Deputies approached the operator, it was observed that the vehicle’s airbags had blown and the operator was injured. The operator was identified as Larry P. Babcock Jr, 31, of Jamestown, NY. An ambulance was called to the scene to evaluate Babcock and medics determined he was going to flown by Starflight helicopter to Hamot hospital in Erie, PA. Deputies located a crash site on Foote Avenue Extension in the Town of Kiantone where Babcock drove off the road and struck an earth embankment. Parts of Babcock’s vehicle were located at that site, verifying the location. Deputies interviewed Babcock at Hamot, and following the investigation, Babcock was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and other traffic infractions
Queen Anne’s County State’s Attorney Lance Richardson and Queen Anne’s County Sheriff Gary Hofmann talk candidly about the Underage drinking problem in the County, the high cost of being caught providing alcohol to minors and how you can help reduce and prevent the problem.
I have to say, I do not remember my high school graduation speaker. I have no idea who it was. I’m sure I was thinking about the party after graduation. I don’t remember the party either. I’m just telling the truth.
The graduates ate it up – because if the President got drunk on graduation night, this means they can too, right? That’s a terrific example to set for crowd of 18-year-olds, Mr. President
From 12:01 AM Friday, May 23, 2014 through Midnight Monday, May 26, 2014 officers representing 17 county law enforcement agencies made 113 arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2013, 104 DUI arrests occurred during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. No DUI related deaths have been reported this year. Last year there were no DUI deaths reported. If the adults purchase alcohol for the minor, officers then arrest and cite them for furnishing alcohol to the minor. The penalty for furnishing alcohol to a minor is a minimum $1000 fine and 24 hours of community service. The operation resulted in two arrests, Harrison Anderson (24) and James Ligon (53).