FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sgt. Brian McGregor
Office: (504) 712-2252
Date: November 21, 2011
resident charged with vehicular homicide
- The Kenner Police Department has arrested
Janet Dantin, 41, of
864 Joe Yenni
in reference to the November 6, 2011, traffic fatality that
resulted in the death of 43-year-old Philip Negri II, of
On Friday, November 18, 2011; Traffic
Investigator Gerald Miller received the toxicology results from
the Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory that revealed
Dantinís; Blood Alcohol Result to be .15 at the time of the
crash, which exceeds the legal limit of impairment.
Dantin was charged with the crime of
On November 6, 2011; Dantin was the driver
of a 2001 GMC pickup that was backing into a driveway in the
4200 block of East
Loyola Drive, in Kenner.
The victim; Phillip Negri II, was
standing by a bench where three individuals were seated.
Dantin claims she depressed the
accelerator instead of the brake, causing the vehicle too
Negri and the pick up truck were
propelled thru a brick walk of a residence.
Negri was transported to a local
hospital where his death was pronounced.
At the time of this press release, Dantin
remains in custody; her bond was set at $150,000.
Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone who witnessed this traffic
fatality crash to call Traffic Investigator Gerald Miller at