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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Arrest of Driver Involved in Pedestrian Hit and Run on W. Newmark Ave.

Thomas Lawrence Potter, 52, from Los Angeles 1-28-2019

On January 25, 2019, at 3:06 p.m., Monterey Park Police officers conducted follow up investigation in reference to the hit and run traffic collision that occurred on Friday January 18, 2019. The person driving the vehicle at the time of the crash was identified and taken into custody without incident. 

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Thomas Lawrence Potter, 52, from Los Angeles. 

Potter was booked for 20001(a)(1) CVC/Hit and Run Traffic Accident with Injuries. He is being held at the Monterey Park Police Department Jail. His bail has been set at $50,000. Potter is set to be arraigned at the Alhambra Superior Court on January 28, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. 

The collision is still under investigation by the Monterey Park Police Department Traffic Bureau.  

Media Contact  
Sergeant David Elliott, Monterey Park Police Department
626-307-1481
delliott@montereypark.ca.gov 
www.MontereyPark.ca.gov 

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