Man Charged In Vehicular Homicide Case Put On Restrictions After Making Bond

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Joel Davenport of House Arrest Systems, DUI Prosecutor Kate Lavery, Milton Guin III and attorney Hilary Hodgkins
Joel Davenport of House Arrest Systems, DUI Prosecutor Kate Lavery, Milton Guin III and attorney Hilary Hodgkins

A man charged in a vehicular homicide case has been given restrictions after making a $50,000 bond.

Milton Guin III, 23, appeared Thursday in the courtroom of Criminal Court Judge Don Poole.

DUI Prosecutor Kate Lavery said Guin had agreed to wear a device from House Arrest Systems that alerts authorities should he try to drive a vehicle while drinking. He will also have to undergo random drug screens.

Guin is charged in the Sept. 23, 2011, traffic death of Vickie Pippin. Police said Guin went across the center line on Hixson Pike and struck the 1995 Nissan Quest minivan driven by Ms. Pippin. The two children of Ms. Pippin were treated for injuries from the wreck.

Guin was also injured in the wreck and walks with a limp. He turned himself in at the county jail in January 2012 after spending several months in recovery.

Guin was charged with vehicular homicide by intoxication, vehicular assault, reckless endangerment, violation of a traffic control device, driving under the influence and unlawful use of a hand-held mobile telephone while driving.

The husband of Ms. Pippin has filed a $3.4 million lawsuit against Guin and his father, Milton Guin Jr. Guin was driving his father's 2000 Mercury Sable at the time of the crash.

The case had been set to go to trial this month, but attorney Hilary Hodgkins just entered the case in August. Jan. 19 was retained as a date for a possible disposition if a settlement is worked out. The new trial date is March 19. 



Avery Charged In Attack With Chair Leg At Moccasin Bend That Left Man In Critical Condition

An arrest has been made in the aggravated assault Thursday at the Moccasin Bend Mental Health facility that left 38-year-old Kevin Green in critical condition. He was struck in the head with a chair leg, police said. Leviticus Avery, 37, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault. He is an inmate at the Hamilton County Jail. ... (click for more)

Police Say Mullis Was Involved In Incident In Which Woman Was Shot Outside Hixson Walmart

Anthony Lee Mullis, 21, is facing several charges including attempted aggravated robbery on Sept. 28.       In that incident, the victim was found at the Hixson Walmart with a gunshot wound to her hip.   She stated that she had agreed to meet with the defendant in the parking lot to buy some “Roxys” or Oxycodone, but that when she ... (click for more)

The Facts About Jail

Since Roy had such a positive reaction to Jeffrey Cross's wonderful (and wonderfully civil--how refreshing) email response to his column on the bike lanes, allow me to speak on the subject of the jail.  First off, Roy's right about some things:  It is overcrowded, underfunded, and understaffed.  This is no secret, it's in the Grand Jury report every term.  Here's ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We Must Learn To Tell

On July 4th of this year, FBI agents – acting on a tip -- arrested Alexander Ciccolo, a 23-year-old with known mental problems, as he carried a duffle bag full of automatic attack weapons. Moments before, he had bought the illegal firearms from an undercover informant outside of Boston. As agents later scoured his apartment, they found bomb-making equipment including a pressure ... (click for more)

Impressive Baylor Rolls Past Father Ryan In D-II Volleyball

If you wanted to watch a rematch of last year's Division II state volleyball championship match, then you should have been at Baylor Friday afternoon. The defending state champ Baylor Lady Red Raiders look poised and ready to defend as they beat Father Ryan 3-1, winning by scores of 25-15, 25-14, 22-25 and 25-20. Baylor improves to 39-4 overall and 10-0 in region play while ... (click for more)

Friday Night Football Scores: Week Eight

Email scores: Find us on Twitter:  @chattasports Follow us on Facebook: Sports THURSDAY NIGHT FINAL: Oak Ridge 24 McMinn County 0 FRIDAY NIGHT FINALS: CCS 28 Copper Basin 7 Brainerd 15 Polk County 7 DeKalb County 28 Grundy County 20 Warren County 20 Sequatchie County 14 Rhea County 41 Cleveland ... (click for more)