Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Shockoe Hit and Run Arrest

Richmond Police detectives arrested a woman today in connection with a hit and run crash in Shockoe Slip.

At approximately 2 a.m. on June 23, the 40-year-old female victim was crossing the street at 14th and East Cary streets when she was struck by a vehicle that left the scene.

The victim suffered serious injuries and is now recovering in a critical care treatment center.

The Department’s Crash Team Investigators arrested Doreen L. Johnson, 55, of the 1400 block of Georgia Avenue, today and charged her with felony hit and run. She will be arraigned later this week and further charges are pending.

Investigators would like to thank members of the community for their assistance in solving this case. They still ask anyone with any information about this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.