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Kettering man indicted on felony charges for March crash with serious injuries

Published: Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ 7:30 AM

Bail of $20,000 cash or surety was ordered Monday in a Miami County court for a Kettering man indicted on felony charges of aggravated vehicular assault and operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs in a March traffic collision in which two people were injured seriously.

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Marcus A. Casey, 38, faces two third-degree felony charges of aggravated vehicular assault and one misdemeanor of OVI. He pleaded not guilty during arraignments on charges issued by the county grand jury. 

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The indictments accuse Casey of causing serious harm to a man and a woman March 3, 2018, while driving with cocaine metabolites in his system.

The people were injured in a crash on Ohio 49 near Ohio 721 in western Miami County, said Paul Watkins, assistant county prosecutor. The injured were taken for treatment by CareFlight helicopter, he said.

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