UPDATE ON 05/31/2020 HIT AND RUN
UPDATE: On 6/3/20, Deputies with the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office arrested a 23 year old subject for the hit and run accident which occurred on May 31, 2020 at approximately 2:30 AM. At approximately 11:45 AM yesterday, Tom Green County Sheriff's Office Investigators located a potential suspect vehicle in Mertzon, Texas. The vehicle, a 2007 Chevrolet pickup was discovered to have damage consistent with other known information. Efforts to conceal the damage had been made on the vehicle. Investigators obtained a search warrant for the vehicle and transported it to San Angelo for evidence processing resulting in the discovery of additional evidence. Investigators further identified a person of interest in the investigation and were able to identify the driver of the hit and run vehicle. A warrant was obtained by Tom Green County Sheriff's Office Investigator Sergeant Corey Speck and the following individual was taken into custody.
Esgar Navarro H/M 02/17/97
Accident Involving Death - 2nd Degree Felony
Mr. Navarro remains in custody at the Tom Green County Jail. The Tom Green County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Texas Department of Public Safety.