Hit & Run Arrest
On July 14, 2013 at 2:20 am, Mesa Police officers responded to the 1000 block of East 8th Avenue reference a vehicle that had driven into a home. Upon arrival, there were three vehicles damaged, structural damage to the home and the suspect had left. Attempts to locate at that time were negative. At about 5:00 pm the same day, police received an anonymous call regarding a vehicle matching the suspect vehicle parked in the 700 block of South Jones Street. Officers responded and identified the vehicle’s owner as 40-year-old Omar B. Hernandez. Hernandez admitted to being involved in the accident and fleeing the scene. He was booked for criminal damage (class 6 felony) and leaving the scene of a non-injury accident (class 2 misdemeanor).