Driver in fatal Scott County construction zone accident in custody-UPDATED

UPDATE 10-21-16: Sebon Reese had a pretrial conference Thursday. He entered a plea of not guilty.

His next pretrial conference is November 4 at 1 pm.

UPDATE 9-7-16: Sebon Reese was taken into custody by police Tuesday night, and taken to the Rock Island County Jail. He’s currently being held on $120, 000 bond.

sebon-reese-new-photoUPDATE 9-6-16:  An arrest warrant has been issued for the driver of a car that hit and killed a construction worker near Blue Grass last week. Sebon Reese is charged with homicide by vehicle – reckless driving and eluding. He is also wanted on a probation violation. The Scott Co. Sheriff’s Office tells TV-6 Reese was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries after the accident and released before he was formally charged. Officials say if you see him, call 911.

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – The Iowa State Patrol released the name Friday of the driver suspected in a fatal construction zone accident near Blue Grass and after some checking, KWQC found that 18-year-old Sebon Reese has a lengthy criminal record. A check of court records shows a dozen charges over the past year.

On Thurs., Sept. 1, 2016, officials say Reese was driving at a high rate of speed when he entered a construction zone on Highway 61 and struck a construction worker. Authorities say 62-year-old Willie Holley died. Reese, and a one year old passenger in the car, were injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. No charges have been filed in connection with the accident.

Here is a look at recent charges against Reese according to Iowa Courts online:
-Charges for participating in riot. (Case Dismissed)
-Charge of operating a vehicle without consent. (Case Dismissed)
-Criminal mischief. (Guilty plea-negotiated plea)
-Theft. (Negotiated plea – suspended prison sentence)
-Theft. (Fined)
-Interference with official acts. (Fined)
-Theft. (Case Dismissed)
-Contributing to the delinquency of a minor. (Case Dismissed)
-Eluding. (Suspended prison sentence)
-Harassment. (Case dismissed)
-Assault with bodily injury. (Suspended prison sentence)

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