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July 29, 2016 4:39 pm

Ofc. Evan Doyle
Community Relations and Public Information Officer
Case# 160006656                  

                                     WOMAN ARRESTED FOR LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT                                

On Thursday, July 28th, the Port Orange Police Department Motors division served an arrest warrant on Heather Leonard (04/18/1983) for leaving the scene of a crash involving serious bodily injury.

The accident, which resulted in a 16 y/o female suffering multiple serious injuries, occurred on Sunday, July 24th, at approximately 10:00 pm in the 3600-block of Nova Rd. A tip provided by a Good Samaritan led to the suspect vehicle being located and the eventual arrest of Heather Leonard. The victim remains hospitalized with serious injuries; however, her condition is stable.

Per Florida Sunshine law, the crash report will not be available for release for 60 days from  the date of the crash.

For additional information, please contact Public Information Officer Evan Doyle at 386-506-5822 or at edoyle@port-orange.org.


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