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Hugo Venancio SamayoaHugo Venancio Samayoa of West Palm Beach was arrested for alleged driving his Nissan truck while under the influence, crashing into another vehicle, and then passing out behind the wheel after the crash. Samayoa is being charged with DUI and is currently held at Palm Beach County Jail without bail. It is unclear whether he has acquired legal representation.

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Michael RubelMichael Rubel of Boca Raton, Florida was arrested Tuesday for allegedly crashing his Lexus RX 300 into an SUV carrying a family of five. Rubel was allegedly under the influence of numerous substances, including alcohol, cocaine, and marijuana at the time of the incident. He faces two DUI charges–one for causing property damage and another for causing serious bodily harm–and an additional charge for driving with a suspended license.

Rubel is being held at Palm Beach County Jail without bail. It is unclear if he has hired an attorney.

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Gabriel TommieGabriel Tommie of Hollywood, Florida was arrested last Tuesday after allegedly crashing his vehicle into a motorist and driving away from the crash site, all under the influence of alcohol. News sources did not specify whether bail has been set for Tommie after his arrest, and it is unclear if he has enlisted the services of an attorney.

According to the arrest report, the crash occurred on January 27. Tommie, 53, was purportedly driving a pickup truck when he ran into a motorist at the intersection of Stirling Road and South University Drive. Tommie reportedly fled the scene, but another motorist who witnessed the crash followed Tommie, sources say. The driver Tommie purportedly crashed into had to be treated at the hospital for a hand injury.

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Derek MyersDerek Myers of West Boynton, Florida was arrested last Friday for allegedly crashing his car while under the influence with an unsecured 3-year-old passenger in the front seat. Myers purportedly fought and resisted deputies until he was forcibly subdued. He was booked into Palm Beach County Jail and is being held in lieu of $4,000 bond. It is unclear whether Myers has hired legal representation.

According to the arrest report filed at the Palm Beach County Sherriff’s Office, the car crash occurred on Friday 25 at around 1 p.m. on East Sandpiper Drive in West Boynton. Myers, 32, was driving his car with a 3-year-old passenger. The three-year-old boy, who has not been identified as Myers’ son by news sources,was in the front-passenger seat unsecured by a seat belt, sources say.

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Hector CalderonHector Calderon of Greenacres, Florida was arrested for his involvement in a fatal car crash that ended the life of 18-year-old Marielena Plaza. He allegedly crashed into Plaza’s vehicle after running a stop sign on First Street. Calderon was booked into Palm Beach County Jail after his arrest and is being held in lieu of $50,000 bond. News sources did not specify an attorney for Calderon.

According to the arrest report filed at the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office, Calderon, 19, and his unidentified passenger purportedly tried to flee from the scene of the crash, but a police deputy apprehended Calderon behind a restaurant less than half a mile away from the accident site. Calderon’s passenger was grabbed by a witness.

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