Odessa Police Searching for Hit and Run Suspect

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Odessa Police are on the hunt for a man who hit a pedestrian and sped off back in August.

Police are looking for 27-year-old Jason Peters.

Police say back in August, Peters was driving his Mustang when he hit a pedestrian and took off.

The victim was seriously hurt.

A few days later, officers found the vehicle thanks to witness descriptions.

A search warrant was obtained and they collected evidence.

Three months later, officers executed another search warrant for Peter's DNA.

Based on the information, officers were finally able to obtain an arrest warrant.

Now they're looking for peters to put him behind bars.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, you're asked to call Odessa Police.