Reward Increased for Arrest in Hit and Run Crash of Lehigh Teen

In hopes of finding the driver who struck Eric Pagan on Friday night, the original anonymous donor has increased the reward by an additional $1,000 – bringing the total reward of up to $3,000.

 “There are a lot of people in our community who care about Eric and his family and want to see justice served,” said Trish Routte, Crime Stoppers Coordinator.  “While this young man is in a hospital room trying to recover from his injuries, the driver is walking around without consequences.  We are all dedicated to ensure that the person responsible for Eric’s injuries is identified and found quickly.”

 Anyone with information on the Richmond Avenue crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of $2,000 from the anonymous donor and up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.  Tips may also be made online at www.southwestfloridacrimestoppers.com or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips mobile app.

 For additional information, contact Trish Routte, Crime Stoppers Coordinator, at troutte@sheriffleefl.org.

Eric Pagan

Eric Pagan