LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A Lafayette man who killed two men in an alcohol related crash five years ago faces more alcohol-related criminal charges.
Christopher Weaver, 24, was the 19-year-old driver in a June 1, 2008 wreck that killed 17-year-old Jeff student Demetrius Fikes and 20-year-old Benjamin Harrison Shaw at Wabash and Alabama. Court documents later showed Weaver had marijuana in his system and a BAC of .15, almost twice the legal limit.
According to online records, in 2009, Weaver pleaded guilty and was sentenced to six years in prison, two years of community corrections and four years of probation.
According to court documents filed Wednesday reveal that just before 2 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, a witness reported a truck hit a median on South Street in front of Caterpillar, causing a ladder to fly off and land in the road. An officer later located a ladder truck nearby with Weaver inside. A blood draw showed Weaver had a BAC of .09.
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