Jasper Man Arrested For Leaving The Scene of Property Damage Accident (BLOTTER)

HIT-AND-RUNJASPER (NNDC) – Jasper police have made an arrest in a Thursday afternoon hit-and-run accident.

Arrested was 66-year old Richard Kamman of Jasper. JPD says a witness saw Kamman’s vehicle strike a parked, unoccupied car in the parking lot of the Subway restaurant at 2506 Newton Street on Jasper’s northside shortly before 1pm causing about $1000 in damage.

JPD says the witness was able to give a description of Kamman’s vehicle along with the license plate number.

Kamman was stopped by a JPD officer a shorttime later near the restaurant. Police later determined that Kamman’s car had also struck two mailboxes in the area. Both mailboxes sustained minimal according to police.

Kamman told police he is vision was obstructed by a snow-covered windshield.

He has been charged with a misdemeanor count of leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Damage to Kamman’s car is an estimated $500.

Local Woman Cited After Two-Vehicle, Weather-Related Accident

JASPER (NNDC) – A Jasper woman was charged for driving too fast for current conditions after a two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon.

Jasper police say 31-year old Genoveva Gonzalez was driving southbound on St. Charles Street approaching Schuetter Road when her SUV lost traction on its rear tires. Gonzalez told police her vehicle began to slide back and forth as she was going down a hill.

JPD says slick road conditions caused the vehicle to slide, crossing the center line and striking a northbound SUV.

Neither Gonzalez nor the driver of the second vehicle, 33-year old Carlos Sandoval of Jasper were injured in the accident.

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