Prison Sentence Reduced for Tausha Borland

The Tulsa World is reporting that Tausha Borland, who killed two cyclists in 2009 while driving under the influence, will now serve twenty years instead of the original 24 year sentence: At a one-year judicial review conducted Tuesday, Kellough modified that sentence to 20 years in prison plus four years of probation. Kellough indicated that punishment, rehabilitation and protection of the public were factors he considered in reaching his decision. [Read More]

Driver Who Killed Stillwater Cyclist to Pay $20,000 in Resititution

James Michael Hazzard, 20, who hit and killed Debra Miller last August, has pleaded no contest to negligent homicide and has been ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution to the family: A driver accused of hitting and killing a bicycle rider on State Highway 51 west of Stillwater earlier this year has pleaded no contest to negligent homicide. . . . Special Judge Michael Stano deferred sentencing and judgment for one year, but required Hazzard to pay $20,000 in restitution by Jan. [Read More]

Tausha Borland Sentenced to 24 Years For Hit-and-Run

Tausha Borland Tausha Borland, who earlier plead guilty to last year’s Hit-and-Run crash in Sand Springs that left two cyclists dead and one injured has been sentenced to 24 years in prison: A Sand Springs woman was sentenced Thursday to 24 years in prison in a manslaughter case linked to the deaths of two bicyclists. Tausha Borland, 39, pleaded guilty Sept. 13 to two counts of first-degree manslaughter. She waived her right to a trial, and she had no plea agreement with prosecutors regarding her punishment. [Read More]

Sand Springs Woman Pleads Guilty in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Sorry, I’m having to play a bit of catch up right now. Work has kept me away from the blog for awhile so some of this may be old news. However, last year’s fatal hit-and-run crash in Sand Springs seems to be nearing it’s final closure: Tausha Borland, 39, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree manslaughter and one count of driving under the influence. She also pleaded no contest to one count of leaving the scene of a fatal accident. [Read More]