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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An arrest has been made in a deadly hit and run accident in Miami Lakes last year.

Marcos Gonzalez Balboa, 65, was taken into custody late Tuesday.

Balboa was reportedly behind the wheel a vehicle which struck and killed Tatum Holloway on December 7th.

In court papers, CBS4 learned Balboa was driving drunk when he hit the 26-yr-old woman leaving her for dead. Last night he turned himself into police and is now behind bars.

Balboa appeared before a judge Wednesday morning to learn his fate.

“This arrest stems from an arrest of a crash and a death that occurred in 2017,” said the judge.

Investigators say Holloway was in the crosswalk of Fairway Drive and Miami Lakes drive just before 2 a.m. when Balboa lost control of his car and slammed into her—launching her body into the air and onto the curb.

“This incident occurred on the 7th of December. He came to my office on the 8th. Since that day I’ve been in contact with the Miami-Dade PD,” said Balboa’s attorney.

According to court papers, for six hours that night, Balboa was drinking at a bar in Coral Gables.

CBS4 obtained receipts from the State Attorney’s Office, showing the attorney racked up two booze bills totaling more than $300.

Court records show this is not the first time the attorney drove drunk. He was given three tickets for a DUI back in 2006, one of them included leaving the scene of an accident.

In court, the judge was seemingly uninterested at Balboa’s Attorney’s demands.

“Okay I was just checking the back of the courtroom to make sure we didn’t have the have it your way sign up today it’s not that one like Burger King,” said the judge.

Balboa has been charged with DUI, leaving the scene of a crime among other charges. His bond was set at $75,000.

Balboa will be required to wear a scram bracelet that monitors alcohol levels, he cannot drive and he will be under house arrest, which according to the judge means no bars in Coral Gables.


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