On the evening of December 23rd, 2016, the Beaumont Police Department received calls regarding an auto vs. pedestrian traffic collision on California Avenue and the railroad tracks. The callers stated that a female had been stricken by a vehicle that ultimately fled the area.
Fortunately, an eyewitness was able to obtain the license plate number of the involved vehicle and turned that information over to officers at the scene. Detectives with the Beaumont Police Department later identified the suspect vehicle and located the registered owner. Their investigation, coupled with information provided by the public, resulted in the identification of the suspect.
This morning, the suspect vehicle was located and it is currently being processed for evidence. The investigation is on-going and Detectives are working diligently to complete the case and file charges with the District Attorney’s Office.
If you or someone you know has any information about this case, please contact Detective Toshia Wells at 951-572-3908 or Detective Sergeant Robert Galletta at 951-572-3910.