Man Arrested in Highway Shootings
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) _ Mexican police arrested an American tourist and accused him of shooting at cars with California license plates, killing a 46-year-old woman, police said.
Authorities plan to charge Dennis Albert Macchione with murder on Thursday, when he is scheduled for a court appearance, said Jose Lauro Ortiz of the Baja California state Attorney General’s Office.
Macchione, 33, of Buena Park, Calif., blamed the shootings along a Baja California highway crowded with American visitors on a drunken friend whom he would not identify. Macchione was arrested Tuesday.
Ortiz identified the dead woman as Debra Lynn Penny Campos, 46, of Brawley, Calif.