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Driver charged with murder in crash that killed CA officer

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Jermaine Jeryan Walton is arraigned at Sacramento Superior Court on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, for the wrong-way DUI crash that killed Elk Grove police officer Tyler Lenehan.

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Sacramento prosecutors filed a murder charge Tuesday against the motorist accused of driving the wrong direction on Highway 99 and killing Elk Grove Police Officer Tyler Lenehan after colliding with the officer’s motorcycle Friday.

The felony complaint, filed as suspect Jermaine Jeryan Walton made a brief first appearance in Sacramento Superior Court, states that Walton “did unlawfully, and with malice aforethought, murder Tyler Lenehan…”

Walton, 31, remains in custody at the Sacramento County Main Jail without bail and faces a second count of causing an accident resulting in death and failing “to render reasonable assistance” to Lenehan.

He did not enter a plea Tuesday and was ordered to return to court March 7.

The murder charge stems from the

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Two men charged with drag racing in fatal Des Moines motorcycle crash

Two Des Moines men have been charged with vehicular homicide because they were street racing with a man who was killed in an October motorcycle crash, according to the Des Moines Police Department. 

Michael David Crabb, 35, and Brady Joe Clausi, 23,  were charged Jan. 6 with vehicular homicide by drag racing and vehicular homicide by driving recklessly. At 9:35 p.m. Oct. 19 Kyle Eugene Robert Hogue, 37, of Des Moines, was traveling north on his motorcycle near the 6500 block of Iowa Highway 28. Hogue struck the center median and lost control of his motorcycle, according to a criminal complaint. 

He was taken to a hospital, where he died. The three men were drag racing, according to Des Moines Police spokesperson Sgt. Paul Parizek and criminal complaints. 

Crabb told detectives he was driving his motorcycle 160 mph when Hogue crashed, according to a criminal complaint. 

“When asked why they

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Man arrested, charged in fatal 2019 crash in Wichita, Kansas

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A Kansas man has been arrested and charged in a fatal 2019 accident in south Wichita in which the passenger on a motorcycle he drove was killed, records shows.

Travis James Brent Bryson was arrested at his home on Wednesday. He was charged last week on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter while under the influence of drugs or alcohol and operating a vehicle without a proper license, according to Sedgwick County court records. Bryson had his first appearance in court Thursday morning.

Bryson, 31, was released from jail Thursday after posting a $50,000 bond, according to Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Benjamin Blick.

The charges are in connection with a July 21, 2019, fatal crash. The accident happened around 10:34 p.m. on southbound I-135.

Bryson, who lived in Wichita at the time, was driving a 2001 Suzuki when he lost control after hitting a highway wall,

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3 people charged for motorcycle thefts during fall Panama City Beach Thunder Beach Rally

PANAMA CITY BEACH — Following a two-month investigation involving two self-proclaimed “Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs,” the Panama City Beach Police Department has arrested three people for allegedly stealing motorcycles.

Two additional suspects are being sought in the case. The case involves the theft of five motorcycles stolen during the Fall Thunder Beach Rally in October.

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The parking lot at Dreamers Restaurant on Thomas Drive was filled with motorcycles during the fall Thunder Beach Rally. Panama City Beach police have arrested three suspects for allegedly stealing several motorcycles during the event.

The parking lot at Dreamers Restaurant on Thomas Drive was filled with motorcycles during the fall Thunder Beach Rally. Panama City Beach police have arrested three suspects for allegedly stealing several motorcycles during the event.

According to a news release from the PCBPD, the three individuals arrested were:

  • Christopher William Hill, 42, aka “TAC,” charged with five counts of grand theft auto and one count of grand

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