Friday 19 August 2022 05:28 PM Bitcoin millionaire in Lamborghini who drunkenly killed a grandfather is jailed ... trends now

Friday 19 August 2022 05:28 PM Bitcoin millionaire in Lamborghini who drunkenly killed a grandfather is jailed ... trends now
Friday 19 August 2022 05:28 PM Bitcoin millionaire in Lamborghini who drunkenly killed a grandfather is jailed ... trends now

Friday 19 August 2022 05:28 PM Bitcoin millionaire in Lamborghini who drunkenly killed a grandfather is jailed ... trends now

A drunk crypto investor driving a speeding Lamborghini has been sentenced to a minimum of just six years in jail for killing a grandfather on a moped during a weekend trip to Las Vegas for his birthday. 

Andrew Rodriguez, 34, a self-described 'multi six-figure earner' from New Braunfels, Texas who had a previous charge of DUI from 2015, reached speeds of 141mph moments before hitting and killing 58-year-old Walter 'Jay' Anderson on June 5, 2021.

The impact was so extreme that Anderson was cut in half with his torso ending up more than 200ft away from his legs. 

A remorseful Rodriguez pleaded guilty to a felony count of DUI resulting in death and received a jail sentence of between six and 20 years from District Judge Jasmin Lilly-Spells on Wednesday.

He had been arrested on suspicion of DUI causing death, reckless driving and driving without a valid license, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

Before the sentencing, Rodriguez turned and apologized to Anderson's sister and mother who attended the hearing. Rodriguez, who had been free on $75,000 bail, was led away in handcuffs.

Andrew Rodriguez, 34, a self-described 'multi six-figure earner' from New Braunfels, Texas who had a previous charge of DUI from 2015, reached speeds of 141mph moments before hitting and killing 58-year-old Walter 'Jay' Anderson on June 5, 2021

Andrew Rodriguez, 34, a self-described 'multi six-figure earner' from New Braunfels, Texas who had a previous charge of DUI from 2015, reached speeds of 141mph moments before hitting and killing 58-year-old Walter 'Jay' Anderson on June 5, 2021

He was arrested on suspicion of DUI causing death, reckless driving and driving without a valid license

He was arrested on suspicion of DUI causing death, reckless driving and driving without a valid license

Local Las Vegas resident Walter 'Jay' Anderson, 58, was on his way home from work when he was struck by Rodriguez's Lamborghini

Local Las Vegas resident Walter 'Jay' Anderson, 58, was on his way home from work when he was struck by Rodriguez's Lamborghini

Rodriguez has been sentenced to a minimum of just six years in jail for killing Anderson during a weekend trip to Las Vegas for his birthday

Rodriguez has been sentenced to a minimum of just six years in jail for killing Anderson during a weekend trip to Las Vegas for his birthday

'To the Anderson family, I'm very sorry,' the defendant said. 'It was an accident, and I never meant to hurt anybody, and I'm sorry for your loss.'

Anderson's sister Lisa told Rodriguez that he should think about his actions on the night he killed her brother when he was 'partying like a rockstar.'

'I hope you get the help you need to stop drinking and driving, so that this will never happen to another family,' she said. 

Antoinette Alderman, Walter Anderson's eldest sister, wanted Rodriguez to receive a longer sentence, she said. She also criticised Nevada's drink driving laws for not being strict enough. 

'We couldn't change anything. The judge could not change anything,' Alderman said. 'In that way, I think it's a sad sentence.' 

The plea agreement that was signed by Rodriguez carried the condition that the judge sentence him to the negotiated six-to-20-year prison term, court records show.

Rodriguez had been driving 2017 Lamborghini Huracan with a Minnesota license plate down Russell Road at 11.50pm on the night of June 21 with fiancée Sabrina Juenger, 24, on the way to a party.

Although he slowed his car from 141 to 127 mph before crashing into the back of Anderson, he slammed the moped so hard that it became stuck under the front of the Lamborghini, according to a Metropolitan Police Department arrest report. 

Rodriguez exited the wreckage and said to a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer: 'I just killed someone.' Both Rodriguez and Juenger were unhurt. 

Rodriguez had allegedly been drinking, the officer said, because his eyes were watery and bloodshot and he smelled of alcohol. It's not clear if he took a breath or blood test. 

He was not the registered owner of the Minnesota vehicle and it isn't clear who owns the car, according to Fox 5. 

Walter Anderson's family slammed Rodriguez's bail release as 'sickening' and are hoping he receives the maximum penalty possible. Walter is pictured with his mother, Francis, now 85-years-old

Walter Anderson's family slammed Rodriguez's bail release as 'sickening' and are hoping he receives the maximum penalty possible. Walter is pictured with his mother, Francis, now 85-years-old

Rodriguez was driving a 2017 Lamborghini Huracan similar to the one pictured above. Used car sites have them selling for $300,000

Rodriguez was driving a 2017 Lamborghini Huracan similar to the one pictured above. Used car sites have them selling for $300,000 

Rodriguez hit and killed Anderson on Russell Road at Rogers Street at 11:50 p.m.

Rodriguez hit and killed Anderson on Russell Road at Rogers Street at 11:50 p.m. 

Chilling photos from the scene of the fatal crash show orange markings indicating where Anderson's body parts and clothing came to rest

Chilling photos from the scene of the fatal crash show orange markings indicating where Anderson's body parts and clothing came to rest

Walter's oldest son Ryan, 30, (pictured with girlfriend Alix at a memorial site) told DailyMail.com that his father was 'loving, kind, always there for anybody'

Walter's oldest son Ryan, 30,

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