Police: Sailor charged in fatal crash on Guam had high blood-alcohol level
The USS Frank Cable sailor charged last week with vehicular homicide in the death of a Guam bicyclist showed a blood-alcohol content of 0.144 percent in a test taken shortly after the accident, according to Guam police.
Kevin Michael Jackson Jr., 20, was being held by Guam officials Friday morning on $50,000 bail, according to Guam Superior Court officials.
Jackson’s rank was unavailable Friday.
Jackson is due in court on Jan. 3 to answer charges of vehicular homicide, driving under the influence, driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content over 0.08 percent, driving under the influence with injuries, and reckless driving, according to court and police officials.
A bicyclist, Raymond Someros Oberiano, 39, died following the crash near Polaris Point, according to police officer Allan Guzman.
“The bike almost disintegrated,” Guzman said during a phone interview Friday morning.
The accident happened sometime before 6:45 a.m. on Dec. 23, according to police. Oberiano was riding with other bicyclists when his bike was struck from behind by a vehicle, according to the Pacific Daily News.
Oberiano died two hours later, the News reported.
Local bicyclists were planning a memorial ride Saturday morning to honor Oberiano.