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Police arrest suspect in hit and run - Ocean City Sentinel: News

Police arrest suspect in hit and run

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Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2019 9:51 am

SEA ISLE CITY – Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief Thomas McQuillen of the Sea Isle City Police Department announced the arrest of a suspect from a Sept. 1 hit and run accident that left a pedestrian with serious bodily injuries.   

After a significant month long investigation into the accident, Detective  

Giordano and Detective Sergeant Bradshaw from the Sea Isle City Police  

Department identified the suspected driver as Wendi Rodriguez-Cuevas, 43, of Pleasantville.

On Friday, Oct. 4, after obtaining multiple court authorized search warrants, Sea Isle detectives arrested Rodriguez-Cuevas in Pleasantville. The suspect was charged with assault by auto 4th degree, knowingly leaving the scene of an accident with serious bodily injury 3rd degree, endangering another 3rd degree, endangering an injured victim 3rd  degree, hindering oneself by destroying evidence 3rd  degree, along with numerous motor vehicle violations from the hit and run itself.   

The suspect was processed and released on a summons per New Jersey Bail Reform.   

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