For Immediate Release
Sept. 26, 2019
A 27-year-old Sugar Creek man has been charged with driving while intoxicated and causing a vehicular accident involving an Independence police officer, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Devan C. Hindt, dob:06/19/1992, faces Driving While Intoxicated.*
According to court records filed today, Independence police responded to a vehicular collision on Truman Road near Swope Drive about 10 minutes before 8 a.m. today. An investigation of the collision found that the defendant's truck turned in front of an Independence officer on a motorcycle. The defendant was tested and found to have an elevated level of alcohol. The officer suffered a hip injury and road rash on other parts of his body.
Prosecutors requested a $30,000 bond.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.