FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. – Authorities say a drug dealer, faces second-degree murder charges after neglecting to tell arresting officers that two people were in the car he was riding when it crashed in a South Florida canal.
Police say the 30-year-old Robert Goldsmith got out of the car, through a window, but the 24-year-old passenger Hannah Gonzalez and Marquis Garcia died on Tuesday night.
The SunSentinel (http://bit.ly/2jLE91H reports of the Goldsmith was ordered held without bond during a first appearance hearing Thursday.
A Sunrise at the police says authorities received a tip, that Goldsmith was the sale of drugs. They arranged a sting with an informant posing as a buyer. When the police drew, Goldsmith sped away and drove into a nearby canal.
Police say Goldsmith didn’t tell them straight away about the passengers in the car.
A lawyer was not on the list for Goldsmith.