Hoecherl, 62, faces a DUI charge. He was booked into Palm Beach County Jail and was released on his own recognizance. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.
Delray Beach patrol officer Marques Brown was arrested over the weekend for allegedly driving under the influence and causing a car accident.
Brown, 41, was charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence and causing $5,000 in property damage. He was taken to Palm Beach County Jail and was released on his own recognizance a few hours later. The press did not name an attorney for him.
Jeremy Beren Banner, 50, is the latest South Florida resident to die in an accident involving a Tesla electric vehicle. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred on March 1 on State Road 7 just north of Atlantic Avenue in West Delray.
Banner was southbound in a 2018 Tesla Model 3 when his vehicle hit the side of tractor-tailor that was turning left onto a divided highway. The impact sheared off the roof of the Tesla as it passed under the trailer. It is unclear if the Tesla’s autopilot or automatic emergency braking systems were functioning at the time of the crash.
Paul Wilson Streater of Fort Lauderdale, Florida has been identified as the driver of the pickup truck that crashed into a minivan on Saturday in Delray Beach, killing four people.
Streater, 21, remained on the scene and hasn’t been charged. He is reportedly cooperating with investigators.
Lewis Bennett of Delray Beach, Florida got seven months in federal prison for stealing gold and silver coins worth over $38,000. After he was sentenced for the theft, he was taken into custody by the FBI for allegedly killing his wife, Isabella Hellman, who was thought to have disappeared at sea in May 2017.
Bennett, 40, now faces a second-degree murder charge and a much longer prison sentence. The press did not name his attorney.