Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Who blinked first?

I guess good for the Judge to stop this however, why did she?

Why would the State enter into an agreement in the first place?

Could it be because as the DPS Troopers said at the scene that alcohol was not a contributing factor?

Certainly excessive speed was a major factor but how could they determine alcohol played no part in this?  Did the State blink because of this?

Judge rejects guilty plea in triple fatal crash case
By Ben Lloyd - KRIS-TV

SINTON - A judge in Sinton has rejected a guilty plea entered this morning by Hannah Roberts on charges of intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault. The defense attorney and prosecutor had reached the agreement before today's hearing.

As Roberts moved to leave the courtroom she was confronted by victims' family members. State Troopers had to rush into the courtroom to get control of the situation.

Roberts is accused of killing three people and injuring two others when she crashed her car while heading south on Interstate 37 near Mathis last September.

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