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Suspect in hit/skip accident arrested

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Mateo J. Rosales, 30, was arrested at his residence, 217 N. Madriver St., Bellefontaine, at 12:42 p.m. Tuesday on a probation violation, deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report. 

The arrest was made by members of the Logan County Drug Task Force and the Adult Parole Authority.

He also is a suspect in a hit/skip crash that occurred Monday afternoon on U.S. Route 68 Monday near Township Road 199.

His northbound vehicle struck a utility pole, and then he allegedly fled the scene of the crash on foot. The vehicle he was driving had been reported as stolen to the Marysville Police Department.

Troopers of the Ohio State Highway Patrol handled the crash. 

The defendant was transported to Union County. Charges are pending from the Marysville Police Department and the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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