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Hit and Run Suspect Found with Cocaine, Arrested

Courtesy of Turlock Police Department

A victim of a hit and run on Wednesday followed the suspect until he was eventually arrested by police and found to be in possession of cocaine.

The Turlock Police Department received report of a hit and run at approximately 8:47 p.m. on Wednesday.

According to Turlock police spokesperson Officer Mayra Lewis, a driver in a green Honda sideswiped a white Ford while traveling side by side on eastbound Fulkerth Road.

The Honda was attempting to make a lane change when the collision occurred, said Lewis.

The driver of the Honda, later identified as Mario Ramirez-Lopez, 22, fled the scene in his vehicle.

Ramirez-Lopez was followed by the victim until officers were able to catch up and stop the suspect, reports the Turlock Police Department.

Officers contacted Ramirez-Lopez and a search revealed that Ramirez was allegedly in possession of cocaine.

Ramirez-Lopez was arrested and booked for possession of cocaine, misdemeanor hit and run, and driving with a suspended license.

No injuries were reported in the accident.


Comments 1

  1. but wait.. says:

    this man is a dreamer – he and his most noble people have built this country. shame on turlock for being racist against dreamers and other mexicans who seek to come here and live and work. so what if some people die – the victim was fat and didn’t have any friends.

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