Former DeKalb Police Officer Charged With Vehicular Homicide
Friends Cheryl Blount-Burton and Shelley Amos killed in February incident.
According to DeKalb County records and Reporter Newspapers, Hambie was charged Oct. 4 with several counts of vehicular homicide, reckless driving and oath of a public officer for killing friends Cheryl Blount-Burton and Shelley Amos.
The Feb. 19 incident occurred on Covington Highway and Kensington Road.
District Attorney Robert James of DeKalb County said in a release that Hambie was traveling in excess of 30 miles over the posted speed limit in her police cruiser when it collided with Blount-Burton's white Nissan Altima.
“Two people lost their lives because of the actions of Kristina Hambie,” said James.
Hambie, a City of Decatur resident, surrendered herself to authorities and was released on $50,000 bond, according to Fox 5.