Two people were killed by a drunk driver in a hit-and-run accident after the perpetrator was repeatedly allowed back on the streets for numerous offenses.
The Washington Free Beacon reported that Troy McCallister was the drunk driver who struck 60-year-old Elizabeth Platt and 27-year-old Hanako Abe on New Year’s Eve in San Francisco. McCallister had accepted a plea agreement over a robbery charge in April that allowed him to remain on the streets, and he had been arrested numerous times since then, the Free Beacon reported, including for car theft just two weeks before the hit-and-run.
“But none of those arrests led to prosecution and incarceration, thanks to [San Francisco District Attorney Chesa] Boudin’s soft-touch prosecutorial practices. The progressive D.A. made his refusal to charge even serial offenders like McAllister for nonviolent offenses a hallmark of his campaign—a position he may now be reevaluating,” the Free Beacon reported. “Boudin charged McAllister with manslaughter and promised changes after a ‘heart-wrenching’ meeting with