A man in Utah was reportedly involved in a serious incident involving his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend. The incident resulted in the man facing charges, and as a result, he will undoubtedly want to determine what options may help him create a meaningful criminal defense. The situation purportedly began when the man struck the woman's vehicle with the one he was driving.
The woman believes that the man hit her car intentionally. After the initial collision, the woman's boyfriend exited their vehicle, and he was hit by the other man's car. It was reported that the man allegedly carried out this action intentionally as well. Authorities were called to the scene but the man had driven away. The injured man was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.
Authorities later located the other driver and took him into custody. At the time of the arrest, the man was allegedly in possession of methamphetamine and a pipe. As a result, he is currently facing multiple charges, including aggravated assault, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and receipt or transfer of a stolen vehicle.
The allegations this man faces can each come with various penalties. Therefore, he will certainly want to understand each charge, the potential consequences of convictions and how he may work to avoid such outcomes. In order to obtain applicable information relating to his specific case, the man may find it helpful it explore local Utah legal resources that could provide reliable information and answer questions he may have about his criminal defense.
Source: fox13now.com, "Police: Tooele man hit ex-girlfriend's car, ran over new boyfriend before fleeing", Mark Green and Taylor Hartman, Feb. 26, 2018