Brookhaven man sentenced for two Aggravated DUIs that resulted in the death of teenagers

JACKSON, MISS. (WJTV) – A Brookhaven man has been sentenced in an aggravated DUI case that resulted in two deaths.

Charles W. Acy, III, 19, was sentenced on two counts of Aggravated DUI resulting in death. Acy was given 25 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, 15 to serve followed by 10 years to serve post-release supervision on each count. The sentences will run consecutively with a total number of 30 years to serve.

Acy had been seen driving erratically throughout the day on October 14, 2014,  in his 2003 Hummer HH2.

Acy’s vehicle collided head-on with a Ford F150 later that evening.

The F150 passengers were 18-year-olds Jevonte Dickey and Shaquan Richardson. The teenagers were on their way home from a school sporting event. Both were pronounced dead on the scene.

Acy DUI Victims pic

Residents in that area reported seeing Acy’s vehicle swerving and increasing his speed in just seconds before the crash.

Acy’s toxicology reports showed he was under the influence of Marijuana and Alprazolam at the time.



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