PRESS RELEASE, 9/29/2009

Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office factual backgrounder concerning the arrest of juvenile driver in fatal hit skip

Today, Cincinnati Police arrested the juvenile driver involved in the September 26 fatal hit skip in Evanston.

Police have charged the juvenile with Vehicular Homicide (Misdemeanor 1) and Failure to Stop after an Accident (Felony 3) in the death of 13-year-old Dayshaan Ballew.

The case is set for arraignment at the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Center, 2020 Auburn Avenue, at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 30. The Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office will ask the court to set the matter for possible bind-over to the adult court system.

The investigation into this incident is still on-going.