Perez, 21, turned himself in on Friday night and faces charges for leaving the scene of an accident resulting in injury and tampering with or fabricating evidence. He remains in police custody and will be placed on house arrest if he manages to post bail. The press did not name an attorney for him.
The statewide figure went up by two on Sunday after a woman in Boynton Beach was struck and killed while crossing Congress Avenue, and a man in Davie was hit while crossing State Road 7. The drivers in both cases fled the scene of the crash.
“I know hit-and-runs continue to be a problem,” FHP spokesman Sgt. Mark Wysocky told the press. “Unfortunately they continue to go up from previous years.”
Ronald Anthony Spradlin of Davie, Florida was arrested on Friday for allegedly committing sexual battery on a minor. Spradlin, 51, faces one charge of unlawful sexual activity with a minor. He is being held at Broward Sheriff’s Office main jail. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of a lawyer.
According to the arrest report, a woman and her sons, aged 17 and 13, were camping at KOA Campground at 3800 SW 142 Avenue for a few days. The campsite flooded on the second night of their stay, forcing them to move to the campground’s recreation center.
Emma Kelsoe and Victoria McCall were the victims of a hit-and-run crash in Davie, Florida on the night of February 1. Kelsoe, 80, was killed and McCall, 61, was injured. Kelsoe’s dog, Rondo, was also killed in the crash.
According to the police report, the incident took place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night east of South Pine Island Road and south of State Road 84. Kelsoe and McCall, who were neighbors, were walking Kelsoe’s dog, Rondo, on a bike lane when a driver veered off the road on SW 18th Street and struck them. Kelsoe reportedly pushed her neighbor out of the way before she was hit.
Dominick Del Pozzo of Fort Lauderdale, Florida was killed in a head-on collision last Sunday, news sources report. Del Pozzo was violently thrown out of his vehicle during the crash; he reportedly died a few hours later at the hospital.
According to the press, the crash occurred on January 22 after Del Pozzo pulled his minivan out of the parking lot of a Restaurant Depot. He was driving south on Davie Road when the drivers of a Mercedes and an Infiniti reportedly began racing north on Davie Road near the intersection of SW 36th Street. Police have not yet released the identities of the Mercedes and Infiniti drivers.