On Friday, June 21st 2019 Jarheads MC was riding to a charity event at the local American Legion in Gorham, New Hampshire Post #82. The group was hit by a truck driver, Seven members were killed and three injured.
** A GoFundMe page was setup for the victims and their families.
Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, of West Springfield, Massachusetts, returned to New Hampshire this week where he faces negligent homicide charges.
Zhukovskyy was driving a pickup truck that collided Friday night with a group of motorcyclists, killing seven people and injuring three others. He was arrested in Massachusetts on Monday.
Zhukovskyy, an immigrant from Ukraine, has a long criminal record and should have been deported.
Conservative Review reported:
According to local media, he has two prior DUI arrests, including one conviction in 2013, which led to his license being suspended for 210 days because he was tagged as “an immediate threat.” The other DUI arrest was just last month in Connecticut. He was also arrested in Baytown, Texas, on Feb. 11, 2019, on possession of a crack pipe.
According to WMUR, Zhukovskyy was charged for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and speeding in April 2012, but charges were dismissed. He also pleaded guilty to two drug charges in January 2017 for possession of cocaine and heroin, but just paid a fine.
In addition to the driving and drug charges, according to the Boston Globe, Zhukovskyy received a 90-day suspended jail sentence in Connecticut in 2015 for larceny after he admitted to stealing ladders and windows at a Home Deport warehouse.
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