Leaving the Scene of an Accident

State v. Barker, 1) Leaving the Scene of an Accident 2) Driving W/O Privileges Third Offense 3) No Insurance

Mr. Barker was an African American male whose suburban was found crashed into a house whose occupants saw a black male running from the incident down a dead end road. Mr. Barker called the vehicle in as stolen the following morning and noted to police that it could start without a key. During trial there was testimony that Mr. Barker lived in an apartment complex at the end of the dead end road. He maintained that he was not the driver and he had numerous acquaintances who knew the car started without a key. NOT GUILTY


State v. Yekel, 1) Leaving the Scene of an Accident 2) Encouraging Violation of the Youth Rehabilitation Act

Mr. Yekel was accused of helping a minor girl violate curfew and leaving the scene of an accident. He maintained that he let the girl use his car and thus was not driving her around after curfew nor the one who left the scene. NOT GUILTY