September 29, 2023
Nickki Busto

A driver convicted of drug use in a feminine motorcyclist’s dying has been jailed after one other probation violation.

Nickki Sue Busto, 58, of Summerfield was being held with out bond this week on the Marion County Jail after violating her probation on a cost of driving beneath the affect.

Busto examined constructive for cocaine use on June 28, in keeping with an affidavit of probation violation on file in Marion County Court docket. She verbally admitted to her probation counselor that she had used cocaine.

Busto had been positioned on probation within the wake of an April 3, 2022 crash during which a Chevrolet minivan she was driving struck and killed 43-year-old Bernadette Daire who was driving a 2019 KTM 790 Duke bike on the intersection of SE 92nd Loop and County Highway 25 in Belleview.

Bernadette Daire
Bernadette Daire

Daire, who was driving on a New York driver’s license however had not too long ago relocated to Ocala, was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Heart the place she was pronounced useless as the results of accidents suffered when she was hit by the minivan, in keeping with an arrest report from the Florida Freeway Patrol. Daire had been sporting a helmet, the report famous.

A toxicology report later revealed that Busto had medication, together with cocaine, fentanyl and oxycodone in her system.

There have been no witnesses to testify who was at fault within the accident, nonetheless Busto was arrested in October on a misdemeanor cost of driving beneath the affect.

In January, Busto was positioned on probation and ordered to not devour alcohol or use illicit medication. Along with the failed drug display in June, she additionally examined constructive for cocaine on Feb. 16. On the time, Busto advised her probation officer she was “distressed over the dying of her father,” in keeping with an affidavit on file in courtroom.