A 70-year-old man has been identified by Police in New York as the hit-and-run driver who killed Nicki Minaj’s father with his car and fled the scene!
NaijaPledge reported, that Nicki’s father … Robert Maraj, was walking along a road in Mineola on Long Island at 6.15pm on Friday … when he was hit by a car that kept going.
However according to new updates from Hollywood Unlocked, 70-year-old Charles Polevich has been identified as the killer driver on the run.
Charles Polevich who lives in Mineola on Long Island has surrendered to New York police earlier on Wednesday morning.
He has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident with a fatality and tampering with evidence.
Nassau police Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick said at a news conference that he allegedly fled “once he saw he injured this person.
“He was absolutely aware of what happened. He got out of the car; he looked at the deceased, got into his car, and made a conscious decision to leave.”
Fitzpatrick also added that Polevich “took his car and did things to secrete his car from being found by police,” keeping it in his garage and covering it up.
“We were able to track that vehicle prior to the accident as well as after the accident, and we kind of tracked it right to his house,” Fitzpatrick added.
Bail for Polevich was at $250,000 bond, $125,000cash, or $1.25 million partially secured bond. He had to surrender his passport and travel is restricted to New York state alone.
His driver’s license was also suspended. Polevich is due to appear back in court on Friday, February 19.