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St. John St. Hit And Run - SOLVED

Original post made by Colette, Del Prado, on Sep 2, 2010

Last Friday my friend's Honda Odyssey was hit on St. John Street. There was major damage to the front end of her car. Witnesses told the police that a white dually pick up truck hit the car, then hit the post at the entrance to US Bank. They also said a guy with long curly brown hair stopped to check it out then got in his truck and took off. Last night on the way to the Street Fair, I saw a truck fitting the description, then saw a guy with curly brown hair get out of the truck. Later, we checked it out and the pieces of the truck that we found in the street were missing from this vehicle. Pleasanton PD got the guy this morning! He admitted it, and now my friend doesn't have to pay her $500 deductible! Pleasanton is a small town...I'm so glad this cowardly driver is being held accountable. You can run but your can't hide!!!!

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:07 am

BUSTED! hahahahahahaahahhahahahahha...

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Posted by Jerry
a resident of Apperson Ridge
on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:43 am

You should start a "Pleasanton Most Wanted" blog to track down these thugs. Let's catch that hit and run driver who fled after running into that rich old lady last night.

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Posted by Teri M
a resident of Mission Park
on Sep 2, 2010 at 4:37 pm

Today we returned to the accident scene where the “rich old lady”, my mother, was struck by a hit and run driver. We were lucky enough to find a license plate and frame lying in the road that matched the burgundy paint left on my mother’s car. We called the Pleasanton Police Department and they informed us that a woman driving the vehicle that matched the plate we located was arrested on Highway 580 for DUI (her fourth) about 20 minutes after hitting my mom. She also had a suspended license. The CHP officer noted she had recent front-end damage to her vehicle and no front license plate. So, I suppose the case of the “rich old lady” is solved as well. Oh, and Jerry, I promise not to tell my mom you called her old. Rich she can roll with. Old might get to her a bit;). Thanks Pleasanton PD for your courteousness, concern and promptness today. We very much appreciate it.

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Posted by Good work!
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:14 pm

Glad to hear that the hit-and-run vehicle was located, and even more glad to hear that the repeat DUI driver was arrested by the CHP before she caused another accident and any bodily injury or death to other drivers on the road. Knowing that your mother could have ended up with much more than a damaged car must have been both frightening and a relief to both of you. Glad it all ended well.

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Posted by artlover
a resident of Birdland
on Sep 3, 2010 at 8:35 am

For the cowardly hit and urn driver that caused $3,800 in damage to our Honda Accord in Clubsport parking lot and making us pay the $750 deductible - KARMA

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Posted by cindy
a resident of Carriage Gardens
on Sep 3, 2010 at 9:09 am

wonderful happy news :) !!!

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Downtown
on Sep 3, 2010 at 11:03 am

I do agree with Jerry that we should have a "Most Wanted" forum that has things that pertain to problems like this. I know the info that was given by Colett that I could have made an educated guess as to who this was and I'm sure the PPD already had their sites set on the same individual based on the info given. Small town is the way we like it. Stay in touch with the people and make everyone accountable for there actions makes for a better community.
Mike Cheney
Valley Plumbing

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Sep 4, 2010 at 3:49 pm


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