Drunk driver goes to prison
August 16, 2017
A drunk driver whose friend died in a car crash will serve more than a decade in prison.
Tyler W. Jones, 24, of Rock Springs appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at a sentencing hearing to aggravated homicide by vehicle.
In exchange for Jones’ no contest plea, he was given a 13-20 year prison sentence with credit give for 275 days served. In a no contest plea, Jones is neither admitting or denying the charge, he is simply admitting that there is enough evidence to convict him.
According to court documents, on July 18, 2016, at around 1 p.m. a Wyoming Highway Patrol...