By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Judge rules no bond for Alvarez
Locke says he poses flight risk
Placeholder Image
Saying he posed a significant flight risk, General Sessions Judge Bill Locke revoked bond for the man who killed two people in a wreck and then fled the state, remaining at large for more than five years.The defendant, Herlin Alvarez, 26, had his former $40,000 bond overturned by Judge Locke following a five-minute hearing Tuesday. He ordered him held at Warren County Jail without bond until his April 15 preliminary hearing.Alvarez is charged with two counts of leaving the scene of an accident involving injury for the deaths of Samantha Roach, 42, and Lynn Bell, 42. They were killed when Alvarez’s truck collided with the motorcycle on which they were riding on Nashville Highway near Centertown.Alvarez fled the scene and was spirited away to Atlanta by his brother and a friend.