The famous detective Sherlock Holmes would have been proud of how Pasco Officer Jeremy Jones found a hit & run suspect this weekend.

Police received a report of a hit & run accident near Pearl Street and North 15th Avenue. When Officer Jones arrived at the scene, he found a large dark puddle of engine fluid where the accident happened, but did not find the alleged car.

However, there was a very visible trail of fluid leading from the scene of the accident to in front of a house a block and a half a way.

After finding the car, police contacted the alleged driver J. Martinez-Gutierrez of Pasco, arrested and booked him in Franklin County jail for hit-and-run along with outstanding warrant.

"when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth", The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892) Sherlock Holmes in "The Copper Beeches" (Doubleday p. 323).


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