Alamilla pleads not guilty

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By News5 Staff

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Updated: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 01:01:56 CST

This morning a Lincoln man pleaded not guilty in Hall County District Court to charges of felony motor vehicle homicide after an August car accident that killed a Grand Island man.

30 year old Hermino Alamilla (Ala-mia) is charged with felony motor vehicle homicide, for driving under the influence, crashing, causing the death of his  29 year-old passenger Jerry Ramirez.

Alamilla also pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges of refusal to submit to a test, and obstructing a police officer. Alamilla is also charged with being a habitual criminal. In court this morning, Alamilla had a brace on his right ankle and sat reclined with his eyes partially closed. When he was arraigned in August he was in a wheelchair.

On August 19th, Alamilla was driving his Cadillac near Guenther Road
When he lost control and entered the median, rolling the car several times. Ramirez was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt. A pretrial hearing has been set for December 5th.