An Ellsworth man was in Washington County jail on multiple charges, including homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, following the death of a pedestrian on Route 917 in the borough.
Robert Lee Myers, 42, was held in the death of Brittany Marie Chapman, 29, of Ursic Lane, Scenery Hill. He was arraigned Saturday morning before District Judge Larry Hopkins, who denied bond.
Sgt. Jason Price reports that on August 16, 2014 at 10:42 p.m., Hampton Police Communications received a complaint in reference to a two vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of Magruder Boulevard and Hampton Roads Center Parkway.
Upon officers’ arrival, they located the victim, George Edward Neselrod Jr., a 53-year-old Hampton man whom had suffered from life threatening injuries and as a result was pronounced deceased at the scene.
According to Sergeant Jessica Vanderhoof 0n Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 1:56 A.M. the Coachella Police Department responded to the area of Tripoli Way and Avenue 52 regarding a silver-colored Toyota Camry that collided into a utility pole. Witnesses observed the driver fleeing the scene of the collision. The suspect, Hernan Bustamante, age 22, of Coachella was determined to have been driving the Toyota at the time of the collision and located in front of a nearby residence attempting to hide from officers. Bustamante was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and hit and run. Bustamante was taken to a local area hospital for a precaution prior to being booked into the Riverside County jail in Indio.
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
STERLING, VA.– 08/17/2014- According to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, a Sterling, Virginia man lost his life after he was struck by a motorist who was driving under the influence of alcohol Friday night.
Around 10 PM the victim, Jeffrey A. Carter, 53, was attempting to cross Cascades Parkway, just south of Middlefield Drive, when he was struck by a northbound 2010 Ford Explorer. The driver remained on the scene.
Aug. 16, 2014 — Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a Marietta man will spend five years in prison for the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist that occurred in April 2013.
Damon Thomas Latuch, 28, pleaded guilty Thursday morning to homicide by vehicle in the first degree.
Assistant District Attorney Marty First said the evidence would show that Mr. Latuch had been out drinking at a bar with friends in the hours before the fatal crash on April 10, 2013, that he had been told at two different times in those hours that he was too drunk to drive, and that he had refused to let someone else drive.
08/15/2014As previously released by the Kingsport Police Department, on June 9, 2014 at approximately 2:00 PM, Kingsport Police Patrol and Traffic Units responded to Interstate 81 at Mile Marker 64.8 in reference to a single vehicle crash. Their subsequent investigation revealed the following:
A red 1992 Geo Tracker was northbound on Interstate 81 at mile marker 64.8. The vehicle was occupied by driver, James C. Hoover, and front seat passenger, Jackson David Meadows.
Dover- According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), if drunk driving was eliminated more than 10,000 lives would be spared nationally each year. That is why the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) and law enforcement agencies are participating in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” high-visibility enforcement campaign that is running from August 15 through September 1. There will be increased public awareness and enforcement to send the strong message that drunk driving will not be tolerated. The goal of the campaign is to remind motorists that drinking and driving is dangerous and will not be tolerated.
SANTA CRUZ — A 23-year-old Fresno man was charged with murder Wednesday for a car crash on Graham Hill Road that took the life of his ex-girlfriend, a 24-year-old woman from Aptos.
Marquis Edwards, who authorities say drove a rented 2014 Ford Fusion into a wall on Graham Hill Road early Saturday, closed his eyes and took a deep breath in court Wednesday afternoon as Santa Cruz County Superior Court Judge Paul Burdick read the charges against him.