Akron police clear man in hit-skip near school, make new arrest
By Ed Meyer
Beacon Journal staff writer
Published: March 29, 2013 - 03:15 PM
William Eugene Wilkes Jr., 38, of North Hawkins Avenue, has been arrested for the March 15 hit-skip accident that left 5-year-old Joshua Shaw with multiple fractures of the left leg. Police said Wilkes confessed during an interview and was charged with driving under a suspended license and felony hit-skip for the incident.