Felony charges for drunk driver accused of killing officer and K-9

Felony charges for drunk driver accused of killing officer and K-9

Felony charges for drunk driver accused of killing officer and K-9

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by Alexander Schuster/ KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on November 1, 2013 at 1:56 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 1 at 1:57 PM

PONTIAC, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Felony charges have been filed against a drunk driver in Illinois for the death of a Pontiac Police officer and K-9.

Reports indicate that on October 30, Jason C. Collins,33, was driving his truck on northbound I-55 when his vehicle left the road and crashed into a police SUV. The impact of the crash killed the Officer, Casey Kohlmeier, and his K-9 partner, Draco.

Collins was detained when he left the hospital on October 31.

Collins has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence. He is currently being held in the Livingston County Jail.

 

 

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