OPD respond to hit and run on Maxwell Circle
On Oct. 21 at approximately 2 a.m., Orange Police Officer T.L. Tyson was dispatched to 2333 Maxwell Circle.
Roderick Robertson, the owner of the residence, told Tyson that he was awakened by a loud sound coming from front of the residence. After he checking on his children, he walked into the living room and notice the front living room wall had been smashed in. Roberston told Tyson a vehicle ran into the front of the living room, causing major damage. Robertson stated he did not see what hit the house nor did he see the driver of the vehicle. He went on to tell Officer Tyson that as the driver was trying to leave, the driver backed his vehicle into Robertson’s 2001 Saturn.
While working with Roberston, Tyson was notified by Officer Roy, with the Orange Police Department, that the suspect’s vehicle was parked in the driveway of 2324 Rio Grande in Orange and that the suspect, Christopher Allen Williams was inside. The license plate on the vehicle matched the plate that had come off inside the victim’s residence.
Williams told Officer Roy that he was driving too fast and lost control of the vehicle, causing ing it to leave the roadway and run into the front of the Robertson’s residence. Williams stated he then got scared and while trying to leave, he backed his vehicle into Robertson’s car. After backing into the parked vehicle, he left the scene at a high rate of speed.
Williams confirmed that he was driving a black 2008 Dodge Ram. He was issued a citation for Failure to Control Speed.