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Woman indicted in drunk driving crash that killed former Converse assistant police chief

Jeanne-Nicole Coutros indicted for intoxication manslaughter in crash that killed former assistant police chief Rodney Rex Rheiner in March 2020/Photo-BCSO

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – A Bexar County Grand Jury has indicted a woman accused of killing a former Converse assistant police chief in a drunk driving crash.

San Antonio police say Jeanne-Nicole Coutros was driving erratically on Nacogdoches Road near Bell  March 10, 2020.  When an officer tried to pull her over, she kept going .  A  short while later, her Tacoma pickup slammed into an SUV, killing 58-year-0ld Rodney Rex Rheiner.

Coutros, 24, was indicted this week on a charge of intoxication manslaughter.  If convicted, she could get up to 20 years in prison.

Rheiner started his career in law enforcement with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office in 1985 and before taking  a job with the Terrell Hills Police Department.  He worked with the Converse Police Department for 27 years.

 


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