Monday, February 6, 2012

Suspected Hit and Run Driver of Three Bicyclists Arrested

February 6, 2012 - According to reports a suspected hit and run driver of three bicyclists was arrested Saturday.

According to Seal Beach Police Sgt. John Scott the police department received a call Saturday at approximately 8:06 that three bicyclists had been struck on Pacific Coast Highway in the vicinity west of Anderson Street. The call said a woman driving an SUV had struck the bicyclists.

Sgt. Scott said the Seal Beach Police Department sent a radio broadcast to the Huntington Police Department with a description of the vehicle. The woman driving the SUV was stopped on the Pacific Coast Highway traveling eastbound in the vicinity of the intersection at 17th Street in Huntington Beach.

The woman was arrested and has been identified as Juli Ann Brown age 46 of Anchorage, Alaska. Brown was arrested on suspicion of hit and run, suspicion of driving under the influence and suspicion of narcotics possession, Sgt. Scott said.

According to Huntington Beach Police Department Brown was booked and taken to the Orange County jail.

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