Hit-and-run driver late for drug court graduation, Ga. cops say

Thursday, March 21, 2013 7:52 AM
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CANTON, GA. -- Sheriff’s officials in Cherokee County north of Atlanta say the driver who hit a crossing guard and fled the scene was running late for his graduation from drug court.

Sheriff’s Spokesman Lt. Jay Baker says 20-year-old Victor Baruchman, of Woodstock, has been arrested on a felony hit and run charge in the crash that left a 63-year-old crossing guard with a broken ankle Monday. The crossing guard was treated and released from Northside Cherokee Hospital.

Baker says police were searching for a silver Honda with a large “T’’ sticker on the back window. Authorities say Baruchman scraped the sticker from the window and removed the car’s front bumper before police arrived.

Baruchman is being held in the Cherokee Adult Detention Center on $15,000 bond, and it is unclear if he has an attorney.

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concercitizen
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concercitizen 03/21/13 - 07:47 am
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Just damn!!!! He was so proud

Just damn!!!! He was so proud of graduating from drug school and this had to happen. Next he should be sentenced to common sense school.

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MarinerMan 03/21/13 - 08:05 am
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Dang...!
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His graduation from Drug School, now kinda pales by what he's facing now -- years in Big Boy Jail...

my.voice
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my.voice 03/21/13 - 08:18 am
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Brother, you got luck like I

Brother, you got luck like I do.........ALL BAD.

Young Fred
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Young Fred 03/21/13 - 08:44 am
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Dayam

Sometimes I feel like I'm reading the National Enquirer.

BamaMan
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BamaMan 03/21/13 - 08:59 am
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Life,

is stranger than fiction, yes it is.

oldredneckman96
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oldredneckman96 03/22/13 - 02:23 am
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graduation from drug court.
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Really? Maybe we need to check the courses at the drug school. Is it a "how to" do drugs school? If they were going to let this man graduate, the school should be shut down. He has no business out in public.

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