For Immediate Release
Case# 14HF2315August 27, 2014




WHO: Kelly Michele Wolfe, 46, Capistrano Beach


WHAT: Wolfe is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow for murdering a 76-year-old woman, who was crossing the street with her 13-year-old grandson on the Fourth of July, in a drunken driving crash. She is charged with one felony count each of murder, hit and run with permanent injury or death, driving under the influence causing bodily injury, driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 percent or more and causing bodily injury, one misdemeanor count of driving a motor vehicle without a valid license, one misdemeanor count of failing to yield the right of way to a blind pedestrian, and a sentencing enhancement allegation for driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .15 percent or more.


If convicted, Wolfe faces a maximum sentence of 16 years and 8 months to life in state prison. The People will be requesting she be held on $1 million bail at her arraignment.


WHEN: Tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.


WHERE: Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana