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Washington Man Arrested on Multiple Charges Following Hit and Run

Last updated on Saturday, September 15, 2012

(WASHINGTON) - Around 6:40 p.m. Thursday evening, Washington Police received a call reporting a hit-and-run in a parking lot on West National Highway.

When Police arrived they found that a yellow pick-up had struck another car and then drove away.

Witnesses gave police a license plate number for the pick-up and said the truck was being driven by Steven Geary.

Approximately, fifteen minutes later, Washington Police Officers located the suspect pick-up at a residence in the 700 block of West Walnut.

The license plate had been removed. A wrecker was called for the pick-up.

Around the same time, officers located 39-year-old Steven Geary near the old Tokheim building.

Geary was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of a property damage accident, operating a vehicle while suspended with a prior, a Gibson County warrant for failure to appear, a Knox County warrant for failure to appear, and two counts of possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance. He was transported to the Daviess County Security Center.

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