2 Las Vegas officers charged in pursuit crash that killed DUI suspect

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Two Las Vegas police officers are facing criminal charges for disobeying orders by refusing to drop a chase that ended in a crash and the death of a suspected drunken driver.

The Clark County district attorney's office filed criminal complaints Wednesday against Officers Andrew Ubbens and Aron Carpenter for the May 19 crash that killed 27-year-old Ivan Carrillo.

Officials say both officers ignored repeated direct orders from a sergeant to call off their pursuit before Carpenter's patrol car collided with Carrillo's vehicle in North Las Vegas.

The 29-year-old Carpenter has been charged with felony reckless driving and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter. The 26-year-old Ubbens is charged with misdemeanor reckless driving.