Faith Hill’s troubled nephew remains behind bars in Port St. Lucie Jail after his alleged involvement in a fatal car crash on March 31, 2019. Now, RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal Christian White is unable to afford a lawyer prior to an upcoming court appearance despite his aunt’s $80 million net worth.
In a statement from the Port St. Lucie Police Department, victim Isabel Borges was riding a motorcycle when Christian, 22, attempted to pass a minivan in a no-passing zone.
“The driver of the Honda Civic collided head on into the motorcycle,” the statement read. “Isabel Borges did not survive the crash. Isabel Borges was pronounced deceased at the scene at 8:02am.”
In an arrest report obtained from Port. St. Lucie Police Department, the reporting officer noticed Christian had “an odor of alcoholic beverage coming from his mouth and person.” He also observed that Christian’s eyes were “bloodshot, red and glassy.”
“The defendant told Officer Trevisol he had approximately 3 beers throughout the night from 10pm until 8am and that he was the ‘designated driver,’” the report read.
He continued that he went to “several bars” with a friend until leaving to go home around 5:30am.
“The defendant said he was driving because his passenger had too much to drink,” the report read. “He said, ‘I remember passing that car because he was going too f**king slow.'”
Authorities also found six Ecstasy pills in White’s left front pocket, the report claimed.
Christian is currently being held on a $155,000 bond. He is unable to be bonded out, as he has no bond for breaking probation from a past possession of cocaine arrest.
In Christian’s application for criminal indigent status, he checked off that he is seeking a public defender. He listed “zero” for his income. A public defender was granted to him.
A search warrant was issued to obtain Christian’s iPhone, 2 to 10 mL tubes of blood drawn by licensed medical personnel, and DNA evidence from the vehicle including body fluids, blood/serological evidence, hair, fibers and more. Christian's medical records from the hospitalization following the incident was also requested.
He has an arraignment hearing set for June 7, 2019.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Faith has an empire worth $80 million.
As Radar readers know, Faith was put up for adoption as a baby. She found her biological mother, Paula White, and brother, Zachary, in 1993. Her father, Edwin White, died in a car crash when she was 10.
Addiction runs in Faith’s biological family. Zachary was arrested in November 1990 for trying to snatch a woman’s purse outside a restaurant, The National ENQUIRER reported. He fled, but was caught and charged with strong-arm robbery.
He reportedly confessed to police that he tried to “take the victim’s purse to support his crack-cocaine habit.”
Nearly two months later, he was arrested again for stealing a Mazda and extorting the vehicle’s owner by demanding $200 for its return.
He pled no contest to a third-degree felony of grand theft and three misdemeanors. He was hit with two 18-month sentences of community control and was ordered to complete a one-year residential program that included drug counseling.
Zachary praised Faith, 51, and her husband Tim McGraw, 51, for helping him turn his life around.
“I made my share of mistakes in the past, but Faith showed me that I could be a better person,” he told The ENQUIRER. "I turned my life around, and I owe much of that to Faith and Tim. If it weren’t for them, there’s no telling where I’d be now. They’re both amazing, down to earth people. Their love and support have been nothing short of extraordinary.”