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Topic - Fredia Ann Veitch
Former New York Yankees World Series hero Jim Leyritz was sentenced Thursday to one year's probation and fined $500 for a drunk driving conviction, a far lesser penalty than he had faced before a jury decided he wasn't responsible for a woman's death in a 2007 traffic crash.
Former New York Yankees World Series hero Jim Leyritz is facing up to six months in jail for a Florida DUI conviction.
Former New York Yankees World Series hero Jim Leyritz has been sentenced to a year of probation and fined $500 for a Florida drunk driving conviction.
A jury in Florida on Saturday acquitted former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz of DUI manslaughter in a 2007 crash that killed a mother of two.
A South Florida jury is deliberating the DUI manslaughter case of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz.
Jurors say they are deadlocked in the Florida DUI manslaughter case against former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz.
Former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz had enough time to stop before a fatal 2007 car crash but was too drunk to react to a traffic light and should be convicted of DUI manslaughter, a Florida prosecutor told jurors in a closing argument Thursday.
Former big-league baseball player Jim Leyritz was not drunk prior to a 2007 crash that killed a 30-year-old woman despite blood tests showing otherwise, his attorney said Monday, adding that Leyritz had a yellow light rather than a red one seconds before the collision.
It's the defense's turn to present evidence in the Florida DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz.
The prosecution rested Wednesday in the DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz, after a crash reconstruction expert said Leyritz wasn't speeding before the crash that killed a 30-year-old woman.
Prosecutors were barred Tuesday from using an illegal blood test in the DUI manslaughter trial of former major league ballplayer Jim Leyritz to calculate how drunk he was at the time of a fatal December 2007 crash.
The passenger in a sport utility vehicle driven by former major league ballplayer Jim Leyritz testified Monday that he never saw a traffic light turn red seconds before their SUV crashed into a second vehicle and killed a woman.
"Making the decision to get behind the wheel while intoxicated is selfish and irresponsible and shows a lack of respect for the lives of others as well as yourself," Veitch said in a prepared statement.