ANGOLA, IN - A suspect has been identified in connection with a hit-and-run over the weekend that injured two Steuben County juveniles.
Arrested was 45-year-old Hope Richmond of Montpelier, Ohio.
Richmond’s vehicle was recognized as a vehicle possibly involved and was reported to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office by an area citizen of Steuben County.
The citizen observed the vehicle south of Fremont on State Road 827 at a residence. Sheriff’s deputies then followed up on the tip and located the driver and vehicle.
Richmond was booked into the Steuben County Jail on one count of leaving the scene of a fatal accident, a level 4 felony and one count of leaving the scene of an accident-causing serious bodily injury, a level 6 felony.
**Any criminal charge is merely an accusation. The Defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.**
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