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City of Surprise Police Department Police Department
14250 W. Statler Plaza
Surprise, Arizona 85374
Office 623.222.4000
Fax 623.222.4008
For Immediate Release
CONTACT: Officer Michael Stewart
Public Information Officer
Office: 623.222.4246
Pager: 602.208.1724

Police Arrest Hit and Run Suspect

SURPRISE, AZ (February 5, 2008) On Tuesday, February 5th, Detectives from the Surprise Police Department, with the assistance of his attorney, negotiated the surrender of hit-and-run suspect, Albert Manuel Rodriguez. Detectives had been investigating the case since Wednesday, January 30, 2008, after he struck and critically injured a seven (7) year old boy that was on his way to school.

Albert Rodriguez was booked into the Maricopa County 4th Avenue Jail on charges of aggravated assault and leaving the scene of an injury accident, both class-2 felonies. Additional charges are pending. The investigation is ongoing.