The spouse of a person who was once killed in a hit-and-run in northwest Miami-Dade three hundred and sixty five days in the past spoke out Tuesday to plead for lend a hand to find the motive force.
Johnny Cruz, 55, was once driving his scooter within the space of Northwest twenty second Avenue and Northwest 133rd Street round 5:15 a.m. on May 30, 2021 when he was once struck and killed, Miami-Dade Police officers mentioned.
His spouse, Desiree Martinez, joined detectives at a information convention Tuesday to invite for the general public’s lend a hand to search out the motive force of what government imagine was once a blue Dodge Charger that hit him.
Martinez mentioned her husband had simply purchased the scooter a few month previous and had long past out on an early morning journey.
“He never came back. I was in disbelief that it happened, but it did,” she mentioned. “Someone hit my husband and just left him to die. I don’t know how they sleep at night.”
Officials are asking the general public and frame retail outlets to peer in the event that they serviced or noticed a automobile with that description that can have had entrance finish injury.
Martinez mentioned she desires justice for her husband of twenty-two years who was once a father of 3 and left in the back of 8 grandchildren.
“I just want justice for Johnny,” she mentioned. “Somebody knows something, please call the homicide department and let them know.”
A praise of as much as $5,000 is being introduced for info resulting in an arrest. Anyone with data is requested to name Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.