Articles Tagged with DUI Manslaughter

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Jacob-Gordon-225x300Jacob Gordon of Palm Beach County, Florida was arrested on August 21 and is facing DUI manslaughter charges for his involvement in a hit-and-run accident that killed the son of a Palm Beach County police deputy.

Gordon, 21, is being charged with DUI manslaughter, leaving the scene of a crash, trespassing, and driving without a license. It is unclear if he has hired an attorney.

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Nicholas-Castelao-240x300Nicholas Castelao of Hialeah, Florida is accused of crashing a stolen vehicle into and killing Lyft driver Robert Torra while under the influence of crystal meth and cocaine, Miami prosecutors announced Tuesday.

Castelao, 35, is being charged with DUI manslaughter. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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Thomas-Michael-Cifrodella-227x300Thomas Michael Cifrodella of Acreage, Florida was arrested on Thursday for his involvement in the DUI crash that led to the death of Alford “Jamie” Scardina and seriously injured Angel Digiovanni.

Cifrodella, 36, is being charged with DUI manslaughter and DUI causing serious bodily harm. He is being held without bond at Palm Beach County Jail. His bond hearing is scheduled for July 10. The press did not list an attorney for him.

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Genaro-Delacruz-Ajqui-226x300Genaro Delacruz Ajqui, a native of Guatemala, was arrested on Thursday for his involvement in the June 1 crash in Jupiter, Florida that led to the deaths of paramedics Paul Besaw and Lahiri Garcia.

Ajqui, 39, is being charged with vehicular homicide, DUI manslaughter, driving without a license causing death, and DUI damage to person/property. He was arrested after he was released from St. Mary’s Medical Center on June 15. He is being held at Palm Beach County Jail. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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Roger-Wittenberns-300x169Roger Wittenberns of West Palm Beach, Florida was arrested on Monday for allegedly causing a car crash that led to the death of Uber driver J. Gerald Smith in September last year. Wittenberns, 61, faces charges of DUI manslaughter, DUI causing injury, and vehicular homicide.

He turned himself in and was booked into Palm Beach County Jail on June 12. His bond was set at $450,000 during his first court appearance on Tuesday morning. If he bonds out of jail, he will be placed on house arrest and is not to have contact with any witnesses. The judge made an exception for his wife, Patty Ann McQuiggin, who is one of the witnesses in the case.

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