On Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at approximately 8:57 P.M., the Santa Ana Police Department served a search warrant on a residence in the 3600 block of West Kent Avenue in Santa Ana.
Officers located the blue, four-door sedan and the driver involved in a hit-and-run traffic collision early that morning. The driver was identified as Madeline Ortiz (18) of Santa Ana. She was booked for Felony Hit and Run at the Santa Ana Jail.
The Santa Ana Police Department’s Collision Investigations Unit (CIU) continues to investigate this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cpl. D. Carrillo at (714) 245-8208 or the Santa Ana Police Department’s Traffic Division at (714) 245-8200.