K9 T-Bone Finds Hit-And-Run Suspect Hiding Under Porch in Salt Lake City

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 22, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) — Police have a hit-and-run suspect in custody after he was found by K9 T-Bone hiding under a porch.

The hit-and-run happened at 1566 E. 1700 South when a vehicle traveling eastbound collided with a parked car at 12:22 a.m. Tuesday.

Salt Lake City Police Department said witnesses stated the driver exited the car and fled on foot. Officers and a K9 unit converged on the area, and tracker/sniffer dog T-Bone located the driver nearby, hiding under a porch.

Police said Jesse Reeley, 27, was booked for hit-and-run and other charges. The car he had been driving turned out to be stolen.


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