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1404 15th Street N
Charges: Leaving Scene of a Crash w/Injury, No Valid Driver's License and False Name to Law Enforcement Officer
Truck Into Building:
On January 9, 2018 at approximately 11:30 am, Perez was driving a 1998 Ford F150 pickup traveling eastbound on 140th Avenue E. Perez lost control, left the roadway, hit a fence and then crashed into an apartment building. The resident inside the apartment, Yasiel Toledo-Ruiz was on a sofa located in the living room of the apartment and was thrown from the sofa. Toledo-Ruiz was transported to Florida Hospital by HCFR to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Perez then fled the scene on foot. He was located about one mile from the scene. Two witnesses identified Perez as the driver. Perez has never had a Driver's License issued to him. The defendant provided the false name of Carlos Diaz, but was positively as Marcellino Perez by his fingerprint through the RapidID System.