• Aviston man gets 7 years for DUI death

    by  • July 22, 2013 • News

    An Aviston man being tried for causing a Trenton woman’s death while driving drunk has pleaded guilty in Madison County Court. dui

    As his trial was winding down Friday, 36-year-old James L. Griesbaum pleaded guilty to two of the four DUI charges he faced over the death of Barbara K. Green, whose Dodge Dakota truck he crashed into on Illinois 160 near Highland Road just over two years ago.

    Green’s mother was critically injured in the collision. Griesbaum received a 42 month prison sentence on each DUI charge — seven years in all.

    Griesbaum is to report July 26th to begin his sentence. The DUI charges to which he pleaded were DUI resulting in death and DUI resulting in great bodily injury.