A Florida teen has been charged in the fatalities of 6 folks in a violent 151-mph crash in January, and new courtroom paperwork reveal he posted himself racing at 182 mph in his luxury BMW on social media just two months prior.
Noah Galle, 18, was formally billed Monday with 6 counts of vehicular murder in the Jan. 27 crash that killed 6 farm workforce leaving operate in Delray Seaside, Palm Beach County State Legal professional Dave Aronberg introduced.
Each individual rely is a 2nd-diploma felony punishable by up to 15 decades in prison.
The crash unfolded just prior to 11 p.m. when Galle, driving his 2019 white BMW at 151 mph, struck the back of a Nissan Rogue with six occupants within on South Condition Road 7, in accordance to a probable cause affidavit. He was 17 at the time of the crash.
The occupants of the Nissan Rogue were leaving Pero Family Farms where by they labored, files explained.
Galle’s vehicle crushed the rear of the Nissan “forward several ft into the passenger compartment,” the affidavit mentioned.
The blow was so forceful, the Nissan rotated into the centre median and begun “flipping and rolling around prior to coming to a final relaxation (upside down) within just the middle median,” the affidavit reported.
Five of the occupants of the vehicle were being declared dead at the scene. A sixth died at Delray Healthcare Middle.
The victims have been determined as Mirlaine Innocent Julceus, 45, Remize Michel, 53, Marie Michelle Louis, 60, Michel Louis Saint, 77, Filaine Dieu, 46, and Vanice Percina, 29.
Galle appeared to have his Instagram cope with emblazoned on the driver’s and passenger facet of his car, an investigator mentioned at the crash internet site, according to the affidavit.
A day soon after the collision, the sheriff’s workplace acquired a suggestion about Galle’s posts on Instagram and TikTok, “in which he recorded himself driving at extremely substantial charges of speed,” the affidavit said.
The tipster sent a screenshot of a online video demonstrating the suspect rushing on Interstate 95, telling authorities that Galle posted it two weeks ahead of the incident.
A lookup warrant for the Instagram account led investigators to discover what appeared to be that exact movie, displaying Galle in the white BMW driving at 182 miles an hour on I-95. Officials said they realized the auto was the same mainly because of the dashboard and instrument panel configuration.
In an edited variation of that movie, he wrote the caption, “first to guess the MPH gets 25 cashapp,” in reference to the online payment app. Investigators mentioned there were quite a few Instagram Messenger posts in reference to the “guess the mph” video clip submit.
Galle instructed an investigator following the crash while en route to the clinic he was going “above 120.”
Even so, officers conducted search warrants for the airbag control modules of both of those autos and observed Galle was driving at 151 mph at affect, even though the other car or truck was driving at 38 mph.
“We will seek justice by vigorously prosecuting this circumstance,” Aronberg mentioned in a information release.
“Our hearts and prayers go out to the households of the 6 harmless victims in this tragedy,” he added.
Galle manufactured his 1st courtroom visual appearance Tuesday. Bond was established at $300,000, $50,000 for every single crash victim, and he was positioned on property arrest. He was requested to be supervised by a responsible mother or father and barred variety having get hold of with the victims’ households.
Galle entered a plea of not responsible to all charges, courtroom documents condition.
One particular of his attorneys, Douglas Duncan, explained he does not remark on pending instances.