Man Arrested In Mesa Hit And Run

Maricopa County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Robert Hutson, age 56, for the fatal hit-and-run on Southern and Meridian that occurred in the early morning hours March 10th, 2016.

An anonyms tip came in that led investigators to a residence near Delaware and Southern in Apache Junction. A search warrant was issued on the residence and the suspect, Robert Hutson, was located there and upon further investigation, detectives found evidence to arrest Hutson.

He will be booked into Florence, Pinal County Jail on 1ct of failing to stay at the scene of an accident with injury and 1ct of tampering with evidence, both felony charges.

Robert Hutson also has a past hit and run charge out of Mesa in 2002 and multiple prior impaired driving charges. Hutson did not speak on the incident.