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Santa Barbara Police Department
Tuesday July 16th, 2019 :: 08:46 a.m. PDT


Request for Public's Help to Solve Felony Hit & Run/case #19-33071

On Thursday, June 13, 2019 at approximately 10:30 at night, a bicyclist was riding southbound on Castillo Street approaching the intersection of Castillo and Yananoli Street. As the bicyclist proceeded south through the intersection, the bicyclist was struck by a teal or green BMW sedan.

The bicyclist was thrown onto the hood of the vehicle and sustained minor injuries from the collision.

The driver of the BMW failed to stop to render aid and identify himself as required by California law.

The bicyclist described the driver as a darker-skinned male. According to video surveillance collected, Investigators believe that the BMW is a 5-Series 4-door sedan for the generation of vehicles spanning 1995-2003.

Attached, are photos of a BMW and its alleged driver which may be involved in this case. Police seek the public’s help in identifying the male in the pictures or the owner of the vehicle depicted.

Should you have additional information about this case please contact Traffic Investigator Carl Kamin at 805-897-2376. You may remain anonymous.

Santa Barbara Police Department
215 East Figueroa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-897-2300

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