Yuba County Superior Courtroom Choose Benjamin Wirtschafter discovered a Sacramento man match to face trial after a court-appointed psychologist gave his opinion that the defendant was mentally competent.
The felony proceedings within the case towards Dominik O. Money, 28, had been suspended since March when his lawyer declared a doubt as to Money’s psychological well being. The DA’s workplace charged Money with homicide, evading a peace officer inflicting dying, DUI inflicting damage, hit-and-run, being a prohibited individual in possession of a firearm and ammunition, and two misdemeanor counts of obstructing an officer and driving on a suspended license.
It’s alleged that on Jan. 16, Money was touring south on Freeway 70 at speeds of over 100 miles per hour and passing over double yellow traces. He entered Marysville and regardless of a profitable spike strip deployment, continued at excessive speeds into the intersection of B Road and Ninth Road. Money allegedly ran a crimson gentle and broadsided a automobile, which was heading east on Ninth Road. Daybreak Ritter, 55, of Marysville, was killed within the collision.
After the competency doubt was declared, a psychologist gave the opinion that Money was not competent to face trial. The Yuba County District Lawyer’s Workplace disagreed and requested a second psychologist be appointed to guage Money.
On Friday, Deputy District Lawyer Monique McDevitt mentioned Dr. Don Stembridge opined that Money was competent to face trial and the court docket agreed. Money will subsequent seem in court docket on June 9 at 9 a.m. for a prehearing convention. Money stays in custody and is ineligible for bail.