LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KS (KCTV) — Leavenworth County held their first jury trial in over a yr, discovering a lady responsible of driving below the affect after she banged on the drive-thru window of a Burger King in 2016.
Angela Salazar, a 46-year-old Lansing lady, was discovered responsible of felony driving drunk. “A fourth or subsequent conviction,” in keeping with a launch from Leavenworth County Lawyer Todd Thompson’s workplace.
Round 6 a.m. on June 10, 2016, staff at a Lansing Burger King known as the police as a result of Salazar was in her automobile, banging on the drive-thru window and appearing belligerent.
The staff noticed her driving the automobile regardless of the actual fact the had a breathalyzer within the automobile.
When police arrived, they discovered Salazar midway in her automobile. She was arguing with the workers.
“Upon investigating, officers detected clues of impairment,” the discharge continues.
Later, Salazar admitted she had been consuming since she’d gotten off work at 2 a.m.
“This case took a very long time to prosecute for lots of causes, together with Covid,” stated Thompson. “We perceive a few of these instances appear older, it does not imply they do not should nonetheless be pursued.”
“Now we have over 200 instances to attempt to I do know our courts hope to get by means of them in a yr,” he continued. “As of now, there are 5 instances set each week for the subsequent yr. The court docket seems solely to be ready to go ahead with at most two trials per week.”
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