DRIVER OF CRASH THAT KILLED THREE PEOPLE INDICTED FOR AGGRAVATED VEHICULAR HOMICIDE
Posted on 3/14/2014
Defendant: Melissa Ann Robins
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced today that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against Melissa Ann Robins, age 32, for three counts (F-2) Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, three counts (F-3) Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, four counts (F-3) Aggravated Vehicular Assault, four counts (F-4) Vehicular Assault, and two counts (M-1) Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, for a total of sixteen counts, in connection to the September 7th, 2013 crash which resulted in the deaths of three individuals. Robins was driving on Route 62 when her car allegedly drifted into the lane of oncoming traffic, hitting a car head-on carrying the family of Amanda and James Love of Hilliard and their three children. All five family members were transported to various hospitals, however 9 year old Elijah died shortly after arriving at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The two passengers in the car driven by Robins, Sammy F. Stamper Sr., age 55 of South Bloomfield, and his son Samuel Scott Stamper, age 29 of Orient, both died at the scene . The indictment alleges Robins had a blood alcohol level of .104% at the time of the crash. “If convicted on these charges, Robins faces a potential sentence in excess of twenty years incarceration”, O’Brien stated.