Eric Thomes mugshot photos chronicle DWI decline prior to Decker death [PHOTOS]
|Eric Thomes: The DWI Mugshot Gallery|
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You can see visual evidence of Thomes's beer-addled decline in the form of the many mugshots of him available online.
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It's unclear what role Thomes's previous DWI arrests played in the motive for the slaying. Three of the arrests were made by Cold Spring police, but officials declined to say whether Decker was an arresting officer.
Here Eric Thomes is after getting arrested for DWI on December 15, 2011:
Here's another mugshot photo of Eric Thomes from his arrest in December -- after Decker's murder. He was scheduled to appear in court for a probation violation yesterday.