Houston Police Department
Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Traffic Accident at 13711 Westheimer

November 25, 2013 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal traffic accident at 13711 Westheimer about 9:15 p.m. last Friday (Nov. 22).

The suspect, Jonathan Michael Guilbeaux (H/m, DOB: 1-16-95), is charged with intoxication manslaughter in the 208th State District Court.  A photo of Guilbeaux is attached to this news release.

The female victim, Deborah Ann Palacio, 58, of Houston, died at the scene.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Roberts and Officer M. Resnick reported:

The victim was walking in the parking lot at the above address and Guilbeaux was driving a silver Buick LeSabre in the parking lot at a high rate of speed when he struck the woman while exiting the parking lot.  The suspect fled the scene in the vehicle, but was apprehended by HPD Westside patrol officers about two miles east of the scene.  The suspect displayed signs of intoxication and was taken into custody and subsequently charged.  

Jonathan Michael Guilbeaux

Jonathan Michael Guilbeaux

JFC/VHS 11-25-13
Inc #146564313-K

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