DeKalb Hit and Run Suspect Caught

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

DEKALB (WIFR)-- The suspect in a hit and run incident in DeKalb that happened last Saturday is finally caught.

Francisco Ortega of DeKalb fled the scene after he rear-ended Debra Terpin at the intersection of Plank Road and Devine Way just before 6 am.

After further investigating, 46 year old Ortega was arrested by the DeKalb County detectives. Ortega is charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, no valid driver's license or insurance, and failure to reduce speed to avoid and accident.


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