DUI hit-and-run suspect arrested

DUI hit-and-run suspect arrestedLaw-enforcement officials respond to the aftermath of a suspected hit and run on Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of West Graaf Avenue and North Norma Street. According to a report from the Ridgecrest Police Department, the driver of a brown Lexus had fled the scene after colliding with a white Toyota. Police located the suspect, Lawrence Jones, at his residence where he was found to be under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested for DUI with injury and booked in the Mojave jail. His bail is set at $100,000. The occupant of the Toyota was transported to Ridgecrest Regional Hospital for injuries. — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2019-01-25