Buena Park: Man Charged With Murder After Marijuana DUI


INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 06-23-2018 | 10:33 PM

LOCATION: Jackson Way & Western Avenue

CITY: Buena Park


  1. A man was being held in lieu of $1 million bail after he allegedly plowed into a family as they crossed the street in a marked crosswalk;
  2. The suspect, Jason Douglas Rarey, 32 of Anaheim, was allegedly under the influence (DUI) of marijuana when he struck the family;
  3. Due to a previous DUI conviction, Rarey was being charged with murder;
  4. The victim, 51-year-old San Tec Tamayo, was launched nearly 25-feet and pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of the collision;
  5. Family members walking with Tamayo were sparred physically but were in emotional shock as a result of seeing their family member struck and killed;
  6. Rarey, who was driving a black Cadillac coupe, stopped at the scene and cooperated with police before being placed under arrest for driving under the influence of marijuana;
  7. The area of the crash was closed while the Buena Park Police Department investigated however it has since reopened;
  8. Rarey is expected due in court this week for an initial arraignment hearing.


  1. Orange County District Attorney (OCDA)
  2. Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA)
  3. Buena Park Police Department

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