hit and run death

There’s been an arrest in the hit and run death of a man in Ventura County, but detectives still aren’t talking about a possible motive for what they say was a murder. Michael Holley was struck by a vehicle on Mariposa Street in Oxnard May 23rd. The 31 year old Oxnard man died a short time later. An investigation led detectives to conclude the hit and run was intentional.

Santa Barbara Police say they have a suspect in custody, in connection with a hit-and-run collision that left a 23 year old in the hospital with major head injuries.

Chris Daly was found at about 4:15 a.m. Friday morning and was believed to have been hit within a two hour period prior to his discovery in a gutter at the intersection of Cabrillo and Castillo streets.

There’s been an arrest in a fatal hit and run accident on the South Coast.

Miguel Gutierrez-Vargas was crossing San Lorenzo Drive near San Felipe Drive in Goleta early Thursday morning when he was struck by a pickup truck, which then fled the scene. Gutierrez-Vargas died at a hospital a short time later.

Based on information from witnesses, they identified Juan Aguilar Perez of Santa Barbara as a suspect. He was arrested Friday morning on manslaughter and hit and run with injury charges.