The Santa Maria man accused of killing one passenger and injuring another while driving drunk in January learned his fate on Monday.
Cody Stutts, 21-years-old, was sentenced to nine years and eight months in prison.
He must serve 85 percent of it before he is eligible for parole.... more »
The man accused of killing one man and seriously hurting another in a drunk driving accident was back in a Santa Maria courtroom.
A hearing was held Monday for 21-year-old Cody Stutts. Stutts requested a pre-plea report. It's meant to determine what would be the appropriate sentence if Stutts... more »
The man accused of driving drunk and causing a deadly accident will not be arraigned until February. Cody Stutts, 21, appeared in a Santa Maria courtroom for arraignment Friday morning, but the judge continued his arraignment until next month.
Stutts faces several felony counts, including gross vehicular manslaughter, in... more »
A deadly accident on New Year's Day also brings with it a sad irony. The 21-year old killed last Friday was the sole survivor of another deadly crash in 2004.
The accident happened near the intersection of Blosser and Clark in Orcutt just before 11-30 Friday night.
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Judy Schiller is still coping with the death of her son, Darren, who was killed fiver years ago in a car crash in Santa Maria. She's says it's deja vu and she didn't believe the news when she heard 21-year-old Damian Coles was killed while riding with a drunk driver... more »
Santa Barbara county fire officials say the DUI accident happened just before 11:20 Friday night near the intersection of Blosser and Clark in Orcutt.
21 year-old Damian Coles died Friday night after being taken to the hospital.
Just five years ago, Coles was involved in another fatal crash... more »
One person is dead and one arrested for felony DUI after a crash in Orcutt. Santa Barbara county fire officials say, the crash happened just before 11:20 last night near the intersection of Blosser and Clark. CHP says, the driver, 21 year old Cody Stutts, crashed into a fence, then... more »