Freeport man arrested for hit and run

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FREEPORT, Ill. (WTVO) — 50-year-old Stanley Ward was arrested by Freeport Police on Friday for a hit and run crash.

Police say that they were called to a scene at the 400 block of West Main Street at 6:54 p.m., where a parked car had been rear-ended by a white SUV.

The vehicle was later found at a residence in the 100 block of N. Dakota Road in Ridott, police say.

Ward later turned himself in to police. He was charged with Driving on a Revoked License and Damaging an Unattended Vehicle. Police say Ward’s license had been suspended for a DUI in 2003.

He was held at the Stephenson County Jail on a $3,000 bond.


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