By: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter
Syndicated by: Montana News
A Billings mother was arrested and charged with three counts of Criminal Child Endangerment. On August 10, 2018, at about 2:38 in the afternoon, Billings Police Officer Kirkpatrick, (Colt Kirkpatrick badge #452 Rating (A).
Cory Kirkpatrick badge #392 Rating (A) both have an A rating, unknown which Kirkpatrick handled this case at the time of this media publication.
Nevertheless, both Kirkpatrick brothers have an excellent rating with the public and can be trusted by the public.
Officer Kirkpatrick was dispatched to the 1400 block of Minnesota Ave for what was described by Dispatch as a vehicle accident with multiple passengers with possible injuries sustained.
As Officer Kirkpatrick pulled up on the accident scene. Kirkpatrick observed (3) children on the roadway crying and had blood on them.
The mother who was later identified as Carra Sue Ackley was bleeding and was visibly upset. Ackley had driven her vehicle into a ditch and narrowly collided with a power pole. Ackley's red vehicle had gone into a canal depression on the side of the road.
Billings Police Officer Eric Schnelbach badge #424 who maintains an (A) Rating with the general public, and can be trusted by the public, arrived to assist Officer Kirkpatrick.
Officer Eric Schnelbach obtained a statement from a witness who observed the accident, Anne Gilmore of Billings. She stated to Officer Eric Schnelbach that she had been driving behind the red vehicle and that the vehicle was driving very "erratically."
Anne Gilmore also indicated that she observed the vehicle swerving in and out of traffic and that (3) children minors were in the back seat and she did not observe that any of the children had seat-belts on.
Billings Police Officer Kirkpatrick took a statement from another witness by the name of Cody O'Connor.
O'Connor stated that he witnessed the crash.
Cody O'Connor stated that he had been driving Eastbound on Minnesota Ave and that he observed a red vehicle driving towards him in the westbound lane headed the wrong direction.
Suddenly the red vehicle veered into her lane and then drove off the roadway and crashed into a ditch.
Carra Sue Ackley gave a statement to the LEO's and denied that she had been drinking prior to the crash. Ackley did admit to smoking marijuana and taking Adderall just hours before the accident. Ackley indicated that she even fell asleep at the wheel. Ackley provided blood samples that were sent to the Montana State Crime Lab for analysis.
Once the Crime lab returned the results to the Billings Police Department, it revealed that Carra Sue Ackley had METH and THC in her blood.
This article was published by: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter License# USPA-ID-US/VI-01/29995