Indiana: Plea deal approved by Vanderburgh Prosecutor Nick Hermann lets DUI killer Conner Dant off with 2 years of home detention

Connor Dant DUI fatal sentence to two years home detention 102415 Indiana

Connor Dant DUI fatal sentence to two years home detention 102415 Indiana

 

Unless this convicted DUI killer has the mother-in-law from hell, a two year sentence of home detention is an outrage.

Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Nicholas Hermann

Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Nicholas Hermann

Nicholas Hermann is the Prosecuting Attorney for Vanderburgh County, State of Indiana and was sworn into office on Jan. 1, 2011. Prior to being elected prosecuting attorney, Nick was an attorney practicing primarily in criminal and family law.

From Courier & Press
An Evansville man on Thursday received home detention and probation after pleading guilty to striking and killing a pedestrian while driving drunk earlier this year.

Last month, Connor Dant, 29, pleaded guilty to a lower level felony than what he had originally been charged.

Darrell Asbridge, 58, died at Deaconess Hospital a day after being struck by Dant’s car on Evansville’s West Side on Feb. 11, according to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office.

Vanderburgh Superior Court Judge Robert Pigman accepted the plea agreement and sentenced Dant to four years, including two on electronic home detention and two in the alcohol abuse probation service program. He will also take daily alcohol breath tests while on home detention and have his license suspended for 30 months.

A six-year prison term would have been the most to ….MORE