On Wednesday 01/04/2012 at approximately 2250 hrs, officers were dispatched to a hit-and-run that occurred in the parking lot of the Sheetz at 1300 E. Patrick St. The victim of the hit and run contacted police and advised that his tow truck was hit and the vehicle had left the scene of the accident. The victim then began following the vehicle after it left the parking lot, telling the dispatcher the direction of travel of the suspect vehicle. The victim followed the vehicle to the 100 blk of Pennsylvania Ave.
Officers arrived and made contact with the victim who advised the driver was still in the vehicle. Officers then contacted the driver who was identified as Barbara Williams of the 100 blk of Pennsylvania Ave.
Ms. Williams was arrested for the hit-and-run, and then failed a series of standardized field sobriety tests at FPD Headquarters. Further investigation revealed that Ms. Williams allowed her 6 ½ year old daughter to be left unattended in her home while she went to Sheetz.
Ms. Williams was transported to Central Booking where she was released after receiving a $7,500 bond. No one was injured in the accident.