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Tag: vehicular manslaughter

Ex-FBI Agent Convicted of Vehicular Manslaughter and Drunken Driving

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

 A suburban D.C. jury on Thursday found a former FBI agent guilty of  driving drunk and plowing into the side of another car, which killed a teenager and seriously injured another in Prince George’s County, Md.,  the Washington Post reports.

Adrian Johnson, who was off duty at the time of the crash,  was found guilty of motor vehicle manslaughter and six related charges in connection with the crash.

Johnson faces up to 13 years in prison.

Johnson resigned from the FBI shortly after the crash. His attorney said he plans to appeal.

 

Former FBI Agent Goes on Trial in Fatal Drunken Driving Crash

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com 

 Jury selection is to begin Monday in Prince George’s County, Md., in suburban D.C.  for a former FBI agent accused of causing a drunken driving crash that killed an 18-year-old in February 2011, the Washington Examiner reports.

Adrian N. Johnson, who was dismissed from the bureau shortly after the accident, faces nine charges, including vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Johnson is accused of driving drunk in Brandywine, Md.,  when his car veered into oncoming traffic and struck a vehicle driven by Lawrence Garner Jr., the Washington Examiner reported.

Johnson, who was off duty at the time, had a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit to drive, prosecutors allege.