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Gleich sentenced to 6 months; driving privileges revoked forever

From The Register-Guard’s Karen McCowan, we have this report of the sentencing yesterday of James Robert Gleich, the motorist who hit and killed Mingo Pelkey as she was riding her … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · 18 Comments

From the defense in the Pelkey fatality

According to his public defender, James Gleich “suffers from severe anxiety and panic attacks that render him helpless” as well as a brain injury from an accident in which a … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · 18 Comments

James Robert Gleich charged with manslaughter

James Robert Gleich was jailed yesterday, Eugene police say, on charges of first-degree manslaughter, negligent homicide and reckless driving. Gleich was driving a car on River Road last Aug. 29 … Continue reading

February 27, 2012 · 15 Comments

Gleich’s California driving record: Nothing on it

James Gleich’s drivers record from the time he apparently lived in California turns up clean. But it’s too old to know for sure if there was ever anything on it. … Continue reading

January 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

Request for help from Mingo Pelkey’s parents

I got an e-mail this morning from Mingo Pelkey’s mother, letting me know that she had left a comment today on an earlier post about James Robert Gliech. I’m going … Continue reading

November 9, 2011 · 3 Comments

A few details on the Gleich driver’s license suspension

I finally figured out how to get a copy of James Gleich’s driving record from the DMV, and it confirms his license was suspended on Sept. 22. This was about … Continue reading

October 21, 2011 · 9 Comments

Gleich’s license is suspended

Quick update on James Robert Gleich, the motorist who hit and killed bicyclist Mingo Pelkey in August: The DMV in Salem tells me that his license is, in fact, suspended. … Continue reading

October 11, 2011 · 4 Comments

The Gleich accidents: What witnesses say

[This post was updated on Sept. 28 to note that Gleich was found guilty on the red light citation he was given in June.] I’ve spent some time tracking down … Continue reading

September 25, 2011 · 21 Comments

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