$25K reward offered for arrest of driver in deadly Long Beach hit-and-run

The Lengthy Beach Police Department and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is providing a $25,000 joint reward for facts that qualified prospects to the arrest of a driver that crashed into an condominium building killing a person and his youthful daughter.

Law enforcement have been exploring for 24-yr-aged Octavio Montano Islas who was identified as a suspect in the deadly March 1 crash on Rose Avenue.

Islas is thought to have been driving a Ram pickup that slammed into an condominium creating, killing 42-calendar year-aged Jose Palacios Gonzalez and his 3-calendar year-previous daughter, Samantha.

Islas was recognized as the suspect in the scenario but law enforcement have nonetheless to locate him.

The metropolis of Very long Seashore is contributing $15,000 in the direction of the reward even though the Board of Supervisors added the further $10,000.

Extended Beach Mayor Robert Garcia stated he is hopeful the reward will stimulate those with information to arrive ahead. County Supervisor Janice Hahn reported the spouse and children of the two victims killed in the strike-and-operate “need and have earned justice.”

Islas is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds. Law enforcement say he has tattoos on his correct forearm.

Any one with info is requested to make contact with the Prolonged Seaside Law enforcement at 562-435-6711 or post an on line idea at lacrimestoppers.org.