Barbeau sentenced for hitting man with snowmobile

Jan 17, 2013

ESCANABA, MI--   A Delta County man has been sentenced for running over another man with a snowmobile. 

Douglas Barbeau, 27, of Garden pleaded no contest last month to hitting Parker Bambenek, 22, of Marquette on Garden Bay last January.  Both of Bambenek’s legs were broken in the incident. 

Douglas Barbeau

Barbeau was given up to five years in prison for failure to stop at the scene of an accident causing serious impairment or death; one year for felonious operation of a snowmobile; and six months for attempted false report of a felony.  All sentences will be served concurrently. 

As part of the plea deal the charges assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and filing a false report of a felony were dropped.