Arrest Warrant Issued in Fatal Hit and Run Crash 10/1/13
Odessa Police Department
Investigators have obtained an arrest warrant for Jonathan Miguel Scott, date of birth 12/13/1991, for Failure to Stop and Render Aid, a 2nd Degree Felony. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is encouraged to contact Sgt. Casey Reed at 432-335-3355 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS.
The Odessa Police Department Traffic Division needs the publicís assistance in locating Jonathan Scott, date of birth 12/13/1991. Scott is wanted for questioning in reference to a Car Pedestrian Fatality that occurred this morning in the 2300 block of East 8th St. Anyone with information on Scott is encouraged to contact Cpl. Casey Reed at 432-335-3355 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS.
On September 30, 2013 at approximately 0753 hours, Officers responded to the 2300 block of East 8th St in reference to a Car Pedestrian Crash. Investigation revealed that a 2004 White Ford Crown Victoria was traveling eastbound in the 2300 block of East 8th St.
A male pedestrian, later identified as Halbert Fanning Jr., date of birth 07/08/1923, attempted to walk northbound across the 2300 block of East 8th St.
The driver of the Crown Victoria struck Fanning, causing him to die on impact. The driver of the Crown Victoria continued eastbound on 8th St and abandoned the vehicle in the 2700 block of East 8th Street.
The driver and passenger of the Crown Victoria then fled on foot in an unknown direction. Witnesses reported the suspects were two Black males. Next of kin has been notified and Fanningís body will be sent to Tarrant County for an autopsy.
No charges have been filed as the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Cpl. Casey Reed with the Odessa Police Department at 432-335-3355 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS.