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Santa Ana Police Department
Thursday July 6th, 2017 :: 02:45 p.m. PDT
Advisory

2nd UPDATE - Suspect Involved In Fatal Hit & Run Collision Turned Himself In To Police - Now In Custody

- 2nd UPDATE -

Suspect Roberto Mateo Garcia has been booked into the SAPD Jail for felony hit/run collision causing great bodily injury or death. Suspect's vehicle was located in the city of Anaheim.

- 1st UPDATE -

Today shortly after 10am the suspect’s family brought suspect Roberto M. Garcia to Santa Ana PD headquarters and turned himself into Traffic Investigators. He is currently being interviewed as to his involvement

- ORIGINAL MESSAGE -

Location: 1100 W. Warner Avenue

Suspect: Roberto Mateo Garcia (54) Santa Ana

Description: Male, Hispanic, 5'02, 145lbs., brown hair, brown eyes.

Vehicle Description: 2003 Ford Explorer Sport, two door white, license plate: 5WHF583 (actual vehicle in photo attached).

Synopsis: On 7/05/2017, Garcia was driving the above described vehicle when he struck and killed a pedestrian. Garcia immediately fled the scene in the involved vehicle. Officers were unable to locate Garcia or the vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact Corporal M. Wharton at (714) 245-8209 or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.

Address/Location
Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-834-4211

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