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Costa Mesa Police Department
Tuesday March 20th, 2018 :: 09:10 p.m. PDT


Update: CMPD has arrested the suspect in the hit-and-run that occurred earlier today

The Costa Mesa Police Department (CMPD) has arrested the suspect in the hit-and-run that left a cyclist injured this morning. For more information on the incident, please see our previous post.

The suspect, Pratiti Renee Mehta, 33, Costa Mesa, was arrested this evening for felony hit-and-run resulting in injury. Mehta’s booking photo is attached.

As a result of the incident being posted on social media, Mehta was apprehended.

CMPD would like to thank everyone who reached out to the Department in regards to the hit-and-run. We appreciate the public’s assistance; this was a great example of “see something, say something.”

Costa Mesa Police Department
99 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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Non-emergencies: 714-754-5252

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