Sac State Professor arrested in DUI vehicle death

Roseville Police have announced the arrest of 45-year-old Jordan Tonya Louise Peters in the death of 69-year-old Robert Alan Weaver of Roseville in a traffic collision.

Jordan Tonya Louise Peters

On Tuesday, April 30, officers were called to Pleasant Grove Boulevard in Roseville near Roseville Parkway. Officers were told a vehicle had been seen driven erratically eastbound on Pleasant Grove, and collided with a car stopped at a red light at Roseville Parkway, which had been going in the same direction. That collision set off a chain reaction involving four more vehicles.

In all, four people were sent to the hospital as a result of the collision. Mr. Weaver died as a result, and his wife, who was driving the car stopped at the red light, remains in serious condition. It was reported that one other victim was in serious condition, while the fourth was sent complaining of pain.

Peters was approaching this intersection when she collided with the Weavers' car.

Peters was arrested at the scene on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, and booked at Placer County Jail for gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.

Jordan Peters has been on the faculty of Sacramento State University College of Business Administration for over 10 years. According to the Sac State website, she continues to practice law, representing employers in employment litigation cases, and counsels clients in employment law issues. Her business profile stresses her representation of workers as well as employers in workplace issues.

Jordan Peters in her LinkedIn photo, She is a practicing attorney as well as an Associate Professor at CSUS.

Rate My Professors, a website that allows students to post comments on their teachers, has a mixed bag of comments about Ms. Peters, with many remarks about her cancelling classes and being disorganized, at least as far as teaching. Several complained about her being a great lawyer, but a poor teacher. Her overall rating on this site was 3.4 out of 5. One student posted a mixed review stating “If you feel like being lazy for a semester then this is the class to take! This professor cancels class often, only gives 1 of 2 exams that are on the syllabus, and even canceled the final. Aside from that, she’s mostly considerate of students’ needs and makes the semester interesting.”

Photos: Placer County Sheriff, Google Maps, LinkedIn

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