Former Police Officer Sentenced to Jail

By: News 10 Email
By: News 10 Email

A former Lansing police officer will spend four days in jail for being involved in a fatal crash in Mount Morris while drinking and driving.

Johnnie Torres pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of impaired driving, stemming from a February accident on I-475 at the Clio Road exit. Investigators say Torres collided with a car being driven by Mark Kline of Mount Morris after Kline ran a stop sign. Kline died.

In addition to the days in jail, Torres will pay $1,075 in fines and court costs, spend 12 months on probation and take part in a series of rehabilitation programs.

Both Torres and Kline had been drinking.

Torres was fired by the Lansing Police Department. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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