Alleged Hit & Run Driver Arrested For DWI
Sedalia Police were notified of a hit-and-run Saturday evening in which the victim was following the suspect.
Police caught up with the suspect as it turned onto North Ohio. The officer conducted a traffic stop and the vehicle eventually stopped, according to the report.
Investigation revealed that the driver, 22-year-old Arturo Garcia, was intoxicated.
Garcia was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he provided a breath sample that showed his blood alcohol content to be above .08.
Garcia was placed on a 24-hour hold. A request for driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident were requested of the prosecutor.