A man convicted of killing a San Jose State student while driving drunk three years ago pleaded not guilty Monday to another DUI charge in Southern California.
Authorities said 24-year-old Soloman Friese was taken into custody last week after leading officers on a 12-mile chase through Coachella Valley. Riverside County Sheriff's deputies arrested Friese in Desert Hot Springs after his car crashed into another vehicle.
No one was injured.
Friese is still on probation for the San Jose case in which he was convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter in 2014 after he hit and killed Chi Lam, an engineering student at San Jose State. Friese was sentenced to two years in prison in that case.