Juvenile Charged with Murder After Altercation Leads to Fatal Hit-and-Run

OLD BRIDGE, New Jersey – A tragic incident that occurred on Dec. 4 of last year has resulted in the death of a victim, as reported by Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Old Bridge Acting Police Chief, Donald F. Fritz, Jr. The identity of the victim, a teenager, has not yet been released. The incident took place at around 7:40 a.m. on Dec. 4, 2023, when Old Bridge Police responded to a report of …

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Perth Amboy Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash

Perth Amboy, New Jersey – A man from Perth Amboy has been sentenced to seven years in state prison for a hit-and-run crash that resulted in the death of a 72-year-old man. Hansel Farrier-Romero was convicted of knowingly leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash resulting in death, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone. The incident took place on August 7, 2022, at the intersection of Convery and Pfeiffer boulevards in Perth Amboy. …

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Man who killed Colorado deputy in hit-and-run sentenced to 24 years

GREELEY, Colo. – Norberto Garcia-Gonzales, 37, was sentenced to a maximum of 24 years in prison for hitting and killing Weld County sheriff’s deputy Alexis Hein-Nutz in a hit-and-run crash in September 2022. Judge Timothy Kerns handed down the sentence, also declaring that Garcia-Gonzales, who is in the country illegally, will face deportation after serving his prison term. The incident occurred when Garcia-Gonzales pulled out in front of Hein-Nutz while she was riding her motorcycle …

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Man sentenced to over 8 years for hit-and-run and marijuana cultivation

WICHITA, Kan. – A 32-year-old man, Latrell Thompson, has received a 106-month sentence from Judge Bruce Brown for leaving the scene of an accident and cultivation of marijuana. Along with the prison term, Thompson has also been ordered to pay $52,000 in restitution to an insurance company, as well as $9,825.88 for the funeral costs of Kurt Krueger. Thompson’s sentencing came after he was found guilty of leaving the scene of an accident and cultivating …

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4 Year Prison Sentence for Illinois Man Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash with Retired Chicago Police Officer

CHICAGO, Illinois – After a hit-and-run crash resulted in the death of a retired Chicago police officer, Ted Plevritis of Palatine, Illinois has been sentenced to over four years in prison. Plevritis struck and killed Rick Haljean while driving in Chicago‚Äôs Edison Park neighborhood. He surrendered to police about a month after Haljean’s death. Plevritis pleaded guilty to one count of failure to report the crash and was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison, …

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Suburban Chicago Man Sentenced to Over 4 Years in Prison for Hit-and-Run Death of Retired Police Officer

PALATINE, Illinois (AP) – A man from Palatine, Illinois has been sentenced to over four years in prison after pleading guilty in a hit-and-run crash that resulted in the death of a retired Chicago police officer. According to WLS-TV, Ted Plevritis pleaded guilty to failure to report the crash and was given credit for nearly two years already spent behind bars. Plevritis was initially facing multiple felony charges in the death of 57-year-old Rick Haljean. …

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Unsolved: Families Mourn Loved Ones Lost to Tragic Murders and Hit-and-Run

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As the new year begins, several local families are still seeking closure for the unsolved deaths of their loved ones. For the family of Casey Mack Goodson, New Year’s Day marked the one-year anniversary of his murder off Highway 20 in Leon County. Goodson was shot near his home on Ravensview Drive last January after he noticed someone suspicious and chased after them, only to be gunned down on the sidewalk. His …

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Attempted Robbery Turns Tragic with Fatal Hit-and-Run at Arlington Shopping Center

Arlington, Texas – A woman was tragically killed during an attempted robbery on Friday morning at a shopping center where she worked. The Arlington Police Department is urging the public to come forward with any tips or information that might help in solving the case. The 56-year-old victim, whose family owns the Pho Son Nam Restaurant, was followed from a bank to the shopping center where she was attacked. Witnesses reported seeing her in a …

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