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Car in hit-and-run traced to Palmdale

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

According to BikinginLA, there’s a BOLO alert for the car involved in the hit-and-run death of Alex Romero in Canoga Park in April.

Authorities have identified the car used to flee the scene after killing Romero in a high-speed collision, and traced it first to Palmdale, then San Pedro before losing track of it. As a result, you’re urged to be on the lookout for the following vehicle —

SUSPECT VEHICLE:

2003 TOYOTA COROLLA 4 DOOR, LIGHT GRY OR SILVER

LIC PLATE: 5FCA061

(REGISTERED TO ADDRESS IN PORTER RANCH)

MISSING RIGHT SIDE MIRROR & FRONT EMBLEM, DAMAGE TO RIGHT PORTION OF WINDSHIELD, AND POSSIBLE FRONT GRILL DAMAGE

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Valley Traffic Detective Krajchir, at (818) 644-8034. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting the word “TIPLA” and the message to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. Tipsters may also go to www.lacrimestoppers.org, click on “Submit a Tip” and follow the prompts.

Safe Streets Northridge reports that the driver first fled to Palmdale and then to San Pedro.

If anyone here in the Antelope Valley knows anything about this case, please call Valley Traffic Detective Krajchir, at (818) 644-8034.

During non-business hours or on weekends, call 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) if you wish to remain anonymous. Crime Stoppers can also be texted, using the word “TIPLA” and addressing the message to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. Or go to www.lacrimestoppers.org, click on “Submit a Tip” and follow the prompts.

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