CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) – A northwestern Indiana judge has rejected driving privileges for a man convicted in a 2012 hit-and-run crash that killed a corrections officer.
Forty-nine-year-old Jason Cozmanoff was released from prison last year after serving part of his 12-year sentence for reckless homicide and other convictions.READ MORE: Lightfoot, CPD Announce Changes To Search Warrant Policies; Police To Begin Tracking Wrong Raids Resulting From Faulty Information
Cozmanoff’s sentence specified that his driving privileges be suspended for three years following his release from prison in the March 2012 hit-and-run crash that killed Lake County Corrections Officer Britney Meux and injured three other officers.READ MORE: Family Praying For Recovery Of 11-Year-Old Ny-Andra Dyer, Shot In The Face At West Pullman Gas Station; 'I Just Need A Miracle'
The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that Cozmanoff was seeking special post-release driving privileges, in part so that he could drive to job sites across northern Indiana for his work as a bricklayer.
But a Lake County judge on Monday rejected that request, which prosecutors had opposed.MORE NEWS: Third Stimulus Check: Why Your Next Relief Payment May Not Be $1,400
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