authorities arrested Mariano Simon Castaneda,
22, last week on a warrant from Dade County for homicide by vehicle
first degree, serious injury by vehicle, DUI, and driving without a valid
license, improper passing in a no pass zone, and driving on the wrong side of
were in relation to an accident that happened Oct. 11, 2013, on Highway 11
north of Trenton.
claimed the life of former Trenton Post Master Johnny Pack. He was transported
by LifeForce to Erlanger but later died from his injuries.
On Wednesday of
last week a bond hearing was held before Chief Magistrate Joey McCormick.
After hearing a
request by Chris Arnt of the District Attorney’s Office, who spoke against bond
saying he felt Castaneda was a significant flight risk. Castaneda is not a U.S.
Bond was denied
by Chief Magistrate McCormick and Castaneda remains in the Dade County Jail.
of the Pack family and friends were in attendance at the hearing.