Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested, Bags of Meth Found Nearby

Tulsa police officers located and arrested a hit-and-run suspect late Sunday night with the help of a witness.

Police say the witness observed the vehicle get into a collision at 10400 E. Admiral Pl. a little after 10 p.m. Sunday, and then leave the scene. The witness followed the suspect vehicle and alerted police.

The witness told police the suspect, Cesar Carillo, 39, was driving eastbound on the westbound lanes, which caused the collision. The suspect then reportedly took off, continuing eastbound to 11400 E. Admiral Pl., where he stopped and threw two objects out of his vehicle into the grass, the arrest report states.

The witness grabbed one of the bags and gave it to the responding officer when he arrived on scene. The officer tested the white crystal substance in both bags, which tested positive for 57.18 grams of methamphetamine. The suspect, who had remained on scene, had a smell of alcohol about him, the police report states.

The suspect was arrested on complaints of trafficking methamphetamine prior to a felony controlled drug conviction, hit and run after former convicted felony, DUI and driving on the wrong side of the road. Carillo is being held on $111,100 bond.

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