Signature bond set for Eau Claire woman



Cara Stevens appeared in court for an initial appearance Oct. 9. Stevens is accused of running a stop sign and colliding with another vehicle May 2017, killing four people. During the hearing, Stevens heard the charges against her and signed a $10,000 signature bond. Photo by Julia Wolf
A $10,000 signature bond was set for Cara Stevens, 24, Eau Claire, during an initial appearance Oct. 9.

By Julia Wolf

A $10,000 signature bond was set for Cara Stevens, 24, Eau Claire, during an initial appearance Oct. 9. As part of the bond, Stevens may only operate a vehicle when she has a drivers license physically on her.

Stevens is accused of failing to stop at a stop sign as she approached the intersection of Cty. Hwy. G and St. Hwy. 64, east of Cornell, May 27, 2017. According to police reports, Stevens’ vehicle collided with a second vehicle traveling on St. Hwy. 64. Four people died as a result of the crash.

Stevens was charged with four counts of homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle, each with a maximum penalty of $25,000, imprisonment up to 10 years, or both; one count of reckless driving causing great bodily harm, with a maximum penalty of  $10,000, three and a half years imprisonment, or both; and three counts of reckless driving causing bodily harm, each with a maximum penalty of $2,000 and up to one year in jail.

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See Thursday, October 11, 2018, issue of the Courier Sentinel for more of this story. 

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