Waco man placed on probation in fatal 2014 motorcycle crash | Local crime news
In deferred probation cases, there is no final judgment of guilt if an accused completes the probation period. Murder by criminal negligence is a state prison felony punishable by up to two years in a state prison.
According to reports, Wolf hit something on the pavement and crashed his motorcycle in Riesel near State Highway 6 and Adams Street around 1 a.m. on June 28, 2014, throwing Bell, 31, off the bike. Authorities said neither Wolf nor Bell were wearing helmets and Bell hit her head against a railing.
An officer from Riesel saw Wolf’s motorcycle parked at the Oakley bar earlier in the evening, and Wolf admitted to paramedics that he had been drinking, officials reported. He was treated at a Waco hospital for a serious leg injury and told a nurse he used methamphetamine earlier in the day, court officials said.
Speaking on behalf of the victim’s family, Bell’s aunt Tammie Greenwood said in a victim impact statement that her family had lost a beloved “beautiful soul”, the mother of two. daughters and a son, in what she called a “horrible” but preventable accident. “
“In order to heal from your tragic choices, we will have to forgive you,” Greenwood said. “For some it will take longer than others.”
In defense testimony Doran Belknap, a Hamilton County probation officer, said he first met Wolf in 2005 when Belknap, then a juvenile probation officer in McLennan County, was supervising Wolf. after his incarceration for aggravated assault and harassment.