Milwaukee teen charged with intoxicated homicide
Donovan N. Espinosa, 17, is charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, possession of marijuana and carrying a concealed weapon, according to court documents.
He is in Walworth County Jail on a $100,000 bond, according to jail records.
Espinosa ran a stop sign at 3:45 a.m. March 10 while driving south on Bowers Road in LaFayette Township. Espinosa struck a pickup truck driven east on Highway 11 by Dean A. Schumacher, 41, of Delavan.
Schumacher was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to court documents:
Espinosa told police he was driving from Milwaukee to California when the crash occurred. He admitted to police he had smoked marijuana at 10 p.m. March 9.
Police found a homemade knife in Espinosa’s backpack and a baggie of marijuana in his pants pocket.
Espinosa is scheduled for arraignment at 1:00 p.m. Thursday.
Last updated: 9:47 am Thursday, December 13, 2012