Franklin County (Pa.) Court of Common Pleas Judge Shawn Meyers questioned the response of Catherine Foy’s family to developments in the case.
“They are not happy with the plea, but I think it’s legally appropriate,” Rahauser said, noting that the relatives had hung up on him when he called.
Foy, 50, illegally passed a vehicle on Pa. 16 prior to the crash. The 2007 Subaru Outback he was driving left the road and hit a porch in Peters Township, Pa.
Assistant State’s Attorney James L. Britt said this was Weitzel’s third impaired driving conviction. One incident dated back to 1983, but another was more recent, Britt said. Online court records show in connection with a May 12, 2012, incident, Weitzel pleaded guilty to driving while impaired by alcohol on Jan. 24, 2013.
Brewer surrendered to begin his six-month jail term. The judge requested Brewer return to court for a June 12 progress report on the other portion of his sentence.
Conroy dismissed the prosecutors’ request for Brewer’s punishment to include a strike under the state’s three-strikes sentencing law.
But Bill Rigby said Zirk had many opportunities to prevent the accident, noting that Zirk’s mother had begged him not to drive that evening.
“Nobody forced him to drink. Nobody forced him to get in that car and drive off,” Bill Rigby said. “If there had been stiffer penalties, maybe my daughter would still be with me.”
An Army veteran, Angela Rigby, 33, had opened the Red, White and Beautiful Salon in Fairfield just a year prior to the accident. She loved animals and also left behind a brother and a 10-year-old daughter, Dasani.
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A prosecutor was not there for the case, and Delaware Department of Justice spokesman Jason Miller said the Attorney General’s Office does not normally prosecute first-offense DUI cases heard in Justice of the Peace Court.
The Omaha woman had taken great care to fix up her 1925 bungalow in the Benson area. The then-computer trainer at Peter Kiewit Sons’ Inc. renovated the 572-square-foot home, made the payments and painted the front door pink.
She and her chihuahua, Lily, were fast asleep in the bedroom on that July night. The next thing she remembers was Mosher standing over her, his warm breath reeking of alcohol. In excruciating pain, she groaned at him to call 911.
Mosher responded, “Do we have to?”
Buncombe County led the state with 28 habitual DWI convictions for the year ending June 30, according to the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts. Sampson County was second with 15, while Wake County had 12.
Mike Hoffman, son to Stoffers, husband to Michelle Hoffman and father of Julia Hoffman, told the court that he suffers from pain and heartache every day because he doesn’t have his mother to support him in his time of loss, his wife isn’t there to watch their other children grow and mature and that Wickenhauser took his daughter’s entire life that was yet to be lived. –