On March 5, 2012, Matthew T. Leyden, Vernal, Utah, surrendered himself to the Knox County Sheriff was arrested and booked into the Knox County jail on charges of: Count I. Manslaughter, a class III felony, Count II. Manslaughter, a class III felony, and Count III. Tamper with Physical evidence a class IV felony. Leyden was released on a $50,000.00 10% bond.
The charges arise in connection with the deaths of Tracy Arens and Nicholas LaCroix in a one vehicle traffic accident one mile west and approximately 3 ½ miles south of Crofton, Nebraska on September 18, 2010.
2-27-12 CHANCE C. STRICKLAND, 27, SANTEE; FAILURE TO APPEAR (SANTEE WARRANT)
2-27-12 STEPHEN MCLAUGHLIN, 32, WAUSA; CONTEMPT OF COURT (HOLT COUNTY WARRANT)
3-01-12 JACOB M. BRIARD, 26, NORFOLK; ISSUING BAD CHECKS (KNOX CO WARRANT)
3-02-12 CHRISTOPHER CHAPMAN, 38, SANTEE; FAILURE TO APPEAR (SANTEE WARRANT)
3-02-12 DARREN GOODTEACHER, 23, SANTEE; FAILURE TO APPEAR (SANTEE WARRANT)
3-02-12 ANGELA THOMAS, 36, SANTEE; PROBATION VIOLATION (SANTEE SENT)
3-02-12 RUTH S. WHIPPLE, 18, SANTEE; MIP (SANTEE SENTENCE)
3-05-12 MICHELLE L. DENNEY, 33, SANTEE; POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
3-05-12 ANTHONY D. JOHNSON, 33, SANTEE; DISTURBING THE PEACE (SANTEE SENTENCE)
3-05-12 MATTHEW T. LEYDEN, 23, VERNAL, UT; I. Manslaughter, a class III felony; II. Manslaughter, a class III felony; III. Tamper with Physical Evidence, a class IV felony Knox Co Warrant)
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