Drunken Driver Avoids Serous Punishment

1 decade 3 years 1 week ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
A judge Tuesday sentenced 25-year-old Scott Weber of Independence to 120 days of prison substance abuse treatment and three years' probation. Weber could've faced a much harsher sentence after being charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter, drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident. But prosecutors agreed to a lighter punishment after learning Weber's Ford Tempo was sold to a salvager and destroyed. Without the car, defense attorneys wanted to exclude all evidence coming from the vehicle. Weber was charged with killing 47-year-old Roxanne Bradshaw and 32-year-old Juan Avila in September 2004.

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