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* Ryan Crowder Failed To Appear On Vehicular Manslaughter Charge For Death Of His Mother Alma Crowder

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UPDATE Click Here October 27, 2009 Ryan Crowder Sonoma Man Charged In Crash That Killed His Mother Alma Crowder

A Rohnert Park man charged with vehicular manslaughter in connection with the death of his mother in a crash last month failed to appear for his arraignment this morning in Sonoma County Superior Court.Judge Elliot Daum issued a $210,000 arrest warrant for Ryan Crowder but stayed execution of it until Monday morning.Crowder, 22, was seriously injured in the Sept. 10 crash that killed 42-year-old Alma Crowder and injured his brother Jesse Crowder.Crowder’s 1996 Toyota Sienna crashed head-on into a minivan driven by Donna Brockwell, 58, of Santa Rosa, on Stony Point Road, the California Highway Patrol said. Brockwell and her 5-year-old grandson were also injured.Ryan Crowder has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, DUI, driving under the influence of cocaine and methamphetamine and driving on a suspended license, Deputy District Attorney Robert Waner said. The CHP arrested Crowder at his home Tuesday. Crowder, still suffering from a broken pelvis and other injuries, was taken to Sutter Medical Center for a medical evaluation, but Sonoma County Jail personnel were not prepared to book Crowder because of his medical condition and he was cited to appear in court today, Waner said. “There was some confusion at the jail and they tried to resolve it by citing him to appear today,” Waner said this morning.”He was medically cleared by Sutter,” Waner said.Deputy Public Defender Scott Murray asked Daum to stay execution of the arrest warrant until Crowder’s medical condition can be determined. Murray said Crowder has to be transported by ambulance.Crowder will have another medical evaluation before he is booked on the charges, Waner said.Daum said he will issue the arrest warrant Monday, pending updated information on Crowder’s medical condition.

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  • first of all none of these people know wat they are sayin okay ryan does not deserve dat jail time.. not only did he loose his mom he lost a sister.. how ru people so cruel really if nethin yu people need the help not ryan…

  • roro ur an idiot so people who accidentlly kill people driving drunk should get away with it? O he lost his mom because he was an idiot an drove under the influence of drugs. You are obviously to incompetent to know how law works. People as stupid as you should be locked up because your just as dumb. Hope he has fun in prison.

  • first of all he didnt try to kill his mom 2nd of all he just lost his mom an he is n bad shape he didnt du nun of diz on purpose he dnt deserve jail it was an accident..

  • This guy needs to show up and take his punishment like a man. He did the crime now pay for it! You deserve to pay the consequences of your negligence

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