Devin McLaughlin Arrested after Hit-and-Run on California Avenue [Ridgecrest, CA]

Devin McLaughlin Arrested after Hit-and-Run on California Avenue [Ridgecrest, CA]

Devin McLaughlin Arrested in Hit-and-Run on California Avenue [Ridgecrest, CA]

Devin McLaughlin Arrested after Hit-and-Run on California Avenue [Ridgecrest, CA]

22-Year-Old Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested Following Traffic Collision on Sunland Street

RIDGECREST, CA (May 25, 2021)Devin McLaughlin was arrested Thursday night after a hit-and-run crash on California Avenue.

The incident occurred on May 13 shortly after 8:00 p.m., at the intersection of California Avenue and Sunland Street.

According to police, McLaughlin was involved in a two-car crash at the intersection. Following the impact, the driver fled the scene.

When police arrived, they spoke with the victim, who told them about McLaughlin’s appearance and injuries.

After a few moments, 22-year-old McLaughlin called police to report that his car had been stolen and was involved in an accident. His claims, however, resulted in his arrest.

McLaughlin is currently being held at the Central Receiving Facility on multiple charges, including DUI and hit-and-run.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact the police.

When operating a vehicle, it is your responsibility to follow all traffic laws. When pulled over, slow down and wait for further instructions. Do not attempt to flee the scene and cooperate with the authorities.


If you or a loved one’s safety was put under threat in a crash, reach out to the personal injury lawyers at Sweet James. With over 20 years in the field, we know what it takes to protect your legal rights. Our team is highly experienced in handling personal injury claims, helping victims get the money they need to balance their lives again. Call our offices today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. Also, you can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. We are here to help you and your family during this trying time. To request a police report, click here.


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