Fabreece Ductan was trying to avoid his third drug arrest in as many years when he rocketed from police down Rock Island Road in Broward County at more than 90 mph in December, cops say.
Ductan, now 20, made it. His passenger, 18-year-old Abigail Espinoza, didn't.
So, Sunday, five months later, Ductan took that arrest. But in addition to being charged with marijuana possession with intent to sell, the Margate man has been charged with vehicular homicide; three counts of aggravated fleeing with serious injury or death; two counts of reckless driving with damage to person or property; fleeing law enforcement; and resisting arrest without violence.
Ductan's bond is $93,600. He's still on probation from a 2016 felony possession of marijuana rap and owes $293 from a misdemeanor marijuana possession conviction.
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This possession with intent to sell has its roots in what police say was among the cargo in Ductan's 2002 Buick LeSabre on Dec. 2: two pounds of marijuana "packaged in large quantities that far exceed personal use," the probable cause affidavit says.
At $9.27 per gram, as Bloomberg News quoted Miami street prices in January, that's approximately $8,427 in marijuana.
The affidavit says Ductan zoomed from an attempted traffic stop in the 7000 block of Sample Road, then swung south on Rock Island Road. With Coconut Creek police in pursuit, Ductan reached 92 mph five seconds before the crash, according to the LeSabre's Event Data Recorder. Rock Island Road's speed limit at that point is 40 mph.
Crash investigators estimate Ductan was going 84 mph when "he was unable to negotiate a slight curve in the roadway, causing the vehicle to lose traction, strike a median, further causing the vehicle to rotate and skid into the northbound lanes of oncoming traffic, where he struck a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction."
Espinoza was declared dead at North Broward Hospital an hour later. Ductan went on probation for his felony marijuana possession charge later in December.