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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-797

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 30, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Hit-and-Run Crash

    The driver did not report the crash.
    • Sunday
    • November 11, 2018
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Banner Elk Street
    • Valrico

    UPDATE: Hit-and-Run Crash

    Jorge Dorta Perez, DOB: 06/23/65, was identified as the driver in the hit-and-run crash. Dorta Perez met with detectives today and admitted to crashing into the victim's vehicle. He was given a criminal citation for Leaving the Scene of a Traffic Crash without Giving Information with Property Damage.

    Previous Release:

    Suspect: White male, approx. 40 years old
    Vehicle: White van

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is looking for the driver of a white van who struck an unoccupied, parked Volkswagen Jetta. The crash occurred on 11/11/18 at 11:11am near the 1500 block of Banner Elk Street in Valrico. The driver did not report the crash and took off after the incident.

    The driver was wearing red shorts, a black t-shirt, black shoes and a red vest.

    The HCSO is asking that everyone take a good look at these photos and anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. To be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

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