DUI suspect has criminal history past

LAS VEGAS - More is being uncovered about the man accused of hitting and killing three pedestrians Wednesday at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Flamingo Road.

Daniel Becker, 31, faces multiple charges related to the deadly crash including several counts of DUI above the legal limit and reckless driving resulting in death.

8 News NOW dug into his background and found a Daniel Christopher Becker with a criminal history including substance abuse related charges.

In 2004, he faced felony charges of possession of stolen property.

Less than a year later, he was charged with possession of marijuana that was later dismissed... in 2010 he faced graffiti and defacing property charges that were also dismissed.

His Facebook page which is set to "public," contains several references to drug use. In posts from 2011, he asks, where he can get "syrup," another says "got some syrup time to drink some and pass out." Another post says, "got syrup in a cup and smoking a blunt"...

8 News NOW talked with DMV officials who say that Daniel Becker did not have a Nevada driver's license. He currently had only an ID card.

There were initial reports that he may have had a medical episode involving seizures, but Becker now faces multiple charges of driving under the influence.


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