Two men charged in death of Grossmont College student

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Special circumstance charges were filed Friday against two men who are accused of committing two murders in La Mesa while lying in wait.

Anthony Frank, 26, of El Cajon, and Donte Jerome Haddock, 26, of San Diego, pleaded not guilty and a June 4, 2018 trial was set in San Diego Superior Court.

Special circumstance charges were filed Friday against two men who are accused of committing two murders in La Mesa while lying in wait.

Anthony Frank, 26, of El Cajon, and Donte Jerome Haddock, 26, of San Diego, pleaded not guilty and a June 4, 2018 trial was set in San Diego Superior Court.

They are accused of killing Darris Walker, 20, a Grossmont College student, on April 30, 2011, and killing Xusha Brown Jr., 22, on May 5, 2013, in part to benefit a criminal street gang.

Another special circumstance alleges they killed Brown who was in a car on Interstate 8 by firing into an occupied vehicle. Committing multiple murders is another special circumstance charge.

Deputy District Attorney Sophia Roach said her office has not yet decided if they will seek the death penalty or a life term in prison without parole if they are convicted. 

Frank and Haddock remain in jail. Alaeante Eason, 27, of Spring Valley, will be sentenced Feb. 13, 2018 after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in Brown’s death. Eason also remains in jail.

Ramona man ordered to stand trial in vehicular death

After a three-day preliminary hearing, a judge ordered a Ramona man Nov. 2 to stand trial for two counts of murder and two counts of gross vehicular manslaughter in the deaths of a pregnant woman and her unborn baby girl.

Deputy District Attorney Laura Evans called 17 witnesses in the case against Andrew Dorian Milonis, 44, who is accused of killing Jessica Foderingham, 29, who was eight months pregnant, on Mother’s Day.

Her husband, Christian Foderingham, testified he was driving with his two sons on San Vicente Road with his wife behind him as they were on their way to visit her grandparents in Ramona.

Christian Foderingham, a U.S. Marine, told El Cajon Superior Court Judge John Thompson he saw the accident in his rear-view mirror. He said the black SUV driven by Milonis struck his wife’s Dodge Dart and it crashed into a large pepper tree in the center median.

He said Milonis’ vehicle didn’t stop as “he swerved past me…and kept on going.”

The incident happened around 6:45 p.m. on May 14, but about an hour earlier, Milonis was identified as drinking at Cheers, a bar in Ramona.

Bartender Garrett Flynn, 26, testified about Milonis’ odd behavior while drinking at the Ramona bar. He said Milonis ordered four beers and a double shot of whisky after he arrived at 4:45 p.m.

Flynn testified he noticed how quickly Milonis drank the alcohol and he recalled asking how Milonis was going to get home. Milonis said his wife would pick him up or he could get a taxi.

Milonis talked to a customer on the patio about “aliens and abductions,” said Flynn, who added the patron said, “It’s interesting; he’s not bothering me.”

Flynn said he cut off serving alcohol to Milonis, saying, “You’re intoxicated.” Flynn said he told Milonis he should not drive.

Milonis claimed aliens had abducted him, possibly because he was “the chosen one,” according to bar patrons, said Flynn.

“I just had a bad feeling,” said Flynn. “I asked afterwards and nobody knew him.”

Flynn said he closed Milonis’ tab at 6:02 p.m. and Milonis left at 6:15 p.m., saying he might go to another bar.

Beth Hall, the assistant manager at the Riviera Oaks Resort in Ramona, testified Milonis walked into the office and “was very intoxicated” around 6:45 p.m.

After Milonis left, she noticed his car had significant damage. She noticed a piece of a tail light in the grill section of the car. She called sheriff’s deputies. Deputies arrested Milonis at another bar later that night.

Jessica Foderingham died while being transported to a hospital.

Thompson also ordered Milonis to stand trial for two counts of hit and run with death, two misdemeanor DUI charges for a previous incident, and driving with a suspended license.

Thompson ordered Milonis to next appear in court on Nov. 21 to set a trial date. He has pleaded not guilty.

He remains in jail on $3 million bail. If convicted of two second-degree murders, he could face 40 years to life in prison.

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