Drunk Hit-and-Run Murderer in Santa Clarita Not First Time Offender

Are you ready for your blood to really boil?

A local Santa Clarita news blog is reporting that Marco Valencia, the hit-and-run drunk driver who crossed two lanes of traffic to plow into a group of cyclists over the weekend is not a first time drunk driver.  From a KHTS article posted in 2008.

In what is becoming a regular weekend morning
experience, Canyon County residents woke up Sunday morning without
power because of a traffic accident.

Canyon Country resident Marco Valencia, 20, was
arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after he struck and knocked down
a power pole at Ranier Street and Whites Canyon Road.

The power went out at 6:38 a.m. and was restored by 8:20 a.m.

Just another in the long line of examples about how our justice system’s leniency towards drunk and unsafe drivers is literally killing us out there.

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