Guin Pleads Guilty In Traffic Death Of Vickie Pippin; Gets 8 Years

Monday, February 11, 2013

Milton Eugene Guin pleaded guilty Monday to the traffic death of Vickie Pippin and was given an eight-year prison sentence.

Guin, 24, appeared before Criminal Court Judge Don Poole.

Prosecutor Kate Lavery said witnesses stated that Guin "went flying out" from Crabtree Road onto Hixson Pike, broadsiding the vehicle driven by Ms. Pippin.

She said he stated that he was texting and did not see a stop sign. She said he also said he had consumed two beers.

Ms. Lavery said Guin registered a .08 blood-alcohol level two hours after the Sept.

23, 2011, wreck.

The prosecutor said Ms. Pippin's 13-year-old daughter suffered injuries to her clavicle and finger as well as cuts from broken glass. Her three-year-old son had injuries from being thrown against his seat belt.

Ms. Pippin died after being taken to a hospital.

Guin was indicted for vehicular homicide by intoxication, vehicular assault, reckless endangerment, unlawful use of hand-held telephone while driving, violation of traffic control device and driving under influence (2nd Offense).

Ms. Pippin was an employee at McKee Foods for more than 19 years. She was a 1990 graduate of Hixson High School and was a member of Hamilton Community Church, SDA.

Guin, who was also injured in the wreck and now walks with a limp, was previously on house arrest. However, he was taken back to jail over the weekend after authorities said he violated terms of the home confinement. 

 


Donate Life Tennessee Celebrates Tennessee County Clerks For Their Support in Saving Lives

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

4 Men Arrested In Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation By TBI


July 22-26 has been declared as Tennessee County Clerk Organ Donor Awareness Foundation Appreciation Week. Hamilton Clerk Bill Knowles, a founding member of the County Clerk’s Organ Donor ... (click for more)

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ARNOLD, TRACY DARRYL 9517A BARBEE ROAD SODDY DAISY, 37379 Age at Arrest: 54 years old Arresting Agency: Soddy Daisy POSSESSION OF ... (click for more)

An undercover operation conducted by the Human Trafficking Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Alcoa Police Department, the Blount County Sheriff’s Office, the Maryville Police ... (click for more)


Breaking News

Donate Life Tennessee Celebrates Tennessee County Clerks For Their Support in Saving Lives

July 22-26 has been declared as Tennessee County Clerk Organ Donor Awareness Foundation Appreciation Week. Hamilton Clerk Bill Knowles, a founding member of the County Clerk’s Organ Donor Awareness Foundation, said, “I’m particularly proud of our local citizens who generously support organ and tissue donation. Also, thanks are in order to my staff for their continued efforts ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ARNOLD, TRACY DARRYL 9517A BARBEE ROAD SODDY DAISY, 37379 Age at Arrest: 54 years old Arresting Agency: Soddy Daisy POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA POSSESSION OF METH (SELL, DEL. OR MANUFACTURING) ---- AVERY, ROBERT CAMERON HOMELESS RINGGOLD, 30741 Age at Arrest: 30 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County ... (click for more)

Opinion

I Support Erlanger - And Response

I write this opinion today under my own free will, without any suggestion or prodding from the management of Erlanger Health System. As a medical doctor employed by Erlanger, I am on the front lines taking care of people. Erlanger is an excellent health system and an excellent place to receive care. It is easy to sit back at a distance and decree how things should run. It is a different ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Mendicant’s Poem

Anthony de Mello, a Jesuit monk before he died in 1972, would have us to believe, “I was neurotic for years. I was anxious and depressed and selfish. Everyone kept telling me to change. I resented them and I agreed with them, and I wanted to change, but simply couldn't, no matter how hard I tried. “Then one day someone said to me, “Don't change. I love you just as you are,” Tony ... (click for more)

Sports

UTC's Tiano, Lawson At SoCon Media Days Monday

The 2019 Southern Conference Football Media Day is set for Monday, July 22, in Spartanburg, S.C. Representatives from all nine football playing schools in the league will be on hand for the afternoon of interviews and discussions leading into the 2019 season. Senior quarterback Nick Tiano and junior defensive back Jerrell Lawson, are making the trip, along with head coach Rusty ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Lookouts Losing Streak Ends At 14 Games With 3-2 Win Over Birmingham Barons

Birmingham, AL -- With the Cincinnati Reds LHP Alex Wood as the starting pitcher on a rehab assignment for Chattanooga, the Lookouts scored three runs in the top of the third, then held on for a 3-2 win over Birmingham Monday night. The victory ended the Lookouts losing streak at fourteen games and kept them one shy of the all-time record for consecutive losses of 15 set in 1971. ... (click for more)