Reno Police: Suspect Arrested Two Months After Fatal Hit-and-Run
Reno Police say they arrested a man two months after a fatal hit and run killed Jerry Vanlaar of Reno.
Reno Police say they arrested a man two months after a fatal hit-and-run killed Jerry Vanlaar of Reno.
Police found the victim, Jerry Vanlaar, in the roadway near the intersection of 6th Street and Valley Road on January 21st. He had suffered head and facial injuries.
On Sunday, March 11th, Reno Police say they received enough information from the public and evidence obtained through the investigation and identified the suspect from the crash. 43-year-old Adam Beam was found in downtown Reno and arrested for Duty to Stop at the Scene of a Crash Involving Death, a felony. During the arrest, investigators located evidence which tied Beam and his vehicle to the crash from January.
The Reno Police Department thanks the public who helped in the arrest of the suspect and the Secret Witness Program.