Renato Martinez | Bannock County Jail
POCATELLO — A Pocatello man arrested in January for leaving the scene of an damage accident has reached a plea settlement.
Renato Martinez, 23, pleaded responsible to the felony cost Monday.
Martinez ran from the crash round 8 p.m. on Jan. 10. When officers arrived after getting calls from witnesses, they discovered the opposite car’s driver bleeding from the pinnacle. An empty car registered to Martinez was left on the crash.
The sufferer was handled and launched from Portneuf Medical Heart.
Martinez was discovered a short while later strolling close to Wilcox Elementary College towards his residence.
Together with leaving the scene of an damage accident, Martinez was charged with driving below the affect.
As a part of the settlement, Martinez additionally pleaded responsible to misdemeanor DUI and was ordered to pay $702.50 in fines. The courtroom additionally ordered him to finish an alcohol remedy program and 30 hours of group service.
He will likely be sentenced on the felony leaving the scene of an damage accident cost on Aug. 26 by Justice of the Peace Court docket Decide Rick Carnaroli. The Bannock County Prosecutor’s Workplace will advocate probation. He can even be ordered to pay restitution to the sufferer. The quantity of restitution has not but been decided.