Tag: Intoxication manslaughter

Escobedo Pleads Not Guilty in Intoxication Manslaughter of Two Hargill Sisters

A man accused of having caused the death of two sisters in Hargill by driving intoxicated, pleads not guilty in court this morning. Legal documents indicate that Michael Paul Escobedo drove at a high speed in bad weather conditions. Police say he changed lanes causing the accident and impacting on the sisters’ vehicle head on. The fatal collision happened in January on FM 490 East of Hargill Road. Maricela Reyes,age 40, and Maribel Reyes, 30 years old, died as a...

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Drunk Driving Killer Sentenced

Today a woman accused of driving drunk was sentenced for the death of one man The incident happened earlier this year in Donna.Perla Elizabeth Arguelles was found guilty yesterday of intoxication manslaughter, today after much deliberation a sentence was finally determined.In January, Juan De Dios Cavazos Hinojosa was the passenger of a vehicle arguelles was driving when she crashed into a light pole. Hinojosa was pronounced dead at the scene. Today she was sentenced to seven years in prison. The prosecutor in this case spoke to us about how she felt about the results. We also spoke with defense...

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Taylor Nicole Ramirez found Guilty

Taylor Nicole Ramirez is found guilty of intoxication manslaughter. According to court documents, Ramirez struck David Salinas’ motorcycle with her vehicle while drunk in August of last year. The five-day trial culminated in a guilty verdict. Ramirez faced up to 20 years in prison, however a she received a sentence of 5 years. During the trial, Ramirez’s father stated that his daughter, Taylor, no longer drinks and is in rehabilitation program. Cameron County District Attorney Luis Saenz released this statement that reads in part: “While we commend the jury for doing the right thing in finding Taylor Nicole Ramirez...

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Accused Hit-and-Run Driver Heads to Court

Cameron County (KFXV) — A woman in Harlingen presented herself in court today to begin the jury selection process. Twenty-three-year-old Taylor Nicole Ramirez is charged with intoxication manslaughter after she was accused of hitting and killing 29-year-old David Salinas with her vehicle. The incident occurred August of last year near the intersection of Loop 499 and Grimes Street in Harlingen. Ramirez was granted bond on the condition that she install an interlock device in her vehicle to make sure she would not get behind the wheel while drinking...

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Man Arrested for Fatal Collision That Killed 2-Year-Old

DONNA (KFXV) — The Texas Department of Public Safety has arrested one man for allegedly causing the death of a two-year-old in a collision in Donna. DPS reports 29-year-old, Ruben Hernandez — a resident of Mexico — has been arrested and charged of intoxication manslaughter and three counts of intoxication assault. Hernandez veered into the oncoming lane and struck another vehicle, sending the passengers — a woman and two children — to the hospital. One of the children — 2-year-old, Axel Cuellar — died at the hospital. The second child has been released, but the woman remains hospitalized. DPS...

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