A man who was arrested on Christmas Eve, after he killed a California Highway Patrol officer in a car crash, has been booked at the Santa Rita Jail.
The man, who has been identified as 22-year-old Dublin resident, Mohammed Ali, is believed to have been under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs at the time the crash took place.
Investigators say the defendant’s car was traveling in excess of 100 miles per hour when his vehicle struck the CHP cruiser.
Ali spent several weeks in the hospital as a result of injuries he sustained during the accident. He’s been charged with murder, speeding in excess of 100mph and DUI, He is currently being held at the Alameda County Jail on a no bail bonds hold.
No bail bonds holds are common for defendants who are facing murder charges, as it’s believed that these types of defendants pose a high flight risk. If convicted, Ali could face years behind bars.
Original article: Suspect in crash that killed CHP officer booked into jail
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