Alliance man to face trial for drunk driving acident

An Alliance man accused of being drunk while driving another man's car without his permission will face trial. 34 year old Christopher Maxey of Alliance was driving at a high rate of speed in rural Box Butte County September 21st when he wrecked the vehicle of James Dryden. Dryden informed police that he did not give Maxey permission to use his vehicle when the incident occurred.

Maxey is facing criminal mischief, Second Offense Driving Under Revocation, Willful Reckless Driving, and Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle.

Maxey is scheduled to go to trial January 28, 2013. He could face up to 10 years in prison, $20,000 in fines, or both, on the felony charges alone if convicted.

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