Prosecutors say a mother who drove drunk in a high-speed crash that left her infant son dead also had cocaine in her system.
Las Vegas police said Prescia was driving at a speed of 121 mph when she lost control of her car, causing the wreck that took the life of the couple’s year-old son, Royce Jones.
Police arrested Hubbard-Jones days later, contending that he was street racing with Prescia in the moments leading up to the child’s death.
Prosecutor Frank LoGrippo said authorities obtained phone records tracking the couple throughout the day of the wreck that showed the two were on a 10-minute call at the time Prescia’s 2020 Hyundai Sonata slammed into a pole.
Hubbard-Jones was convicted of battery with substantial bodily harm and battery constituting domestic violence in the 2018 assault.
Police said Hubbard-Jones beat Prescia during an argument over Hubbard-Jones spending money at a strip club. A doctor told officers that Prescia “suffered a temporal fracture on the left side of her skull, a nasal fracture and various bruising across all around her face and body.”
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