FHP Still Looking For Cantonment Hit And Run Driver

September 19, 2016

Authorities are continuing  their search for a Cantonment man involved in a May 31 hit and run crash in Cantonment.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 25-year old Colby Chase Myrick was traveling northbound on Wegner Avenue approaching Mintz Lane when he failed to stop at a yield sign and struck a Toyota Avalon driven by 71-year old Elizabeth Harris of Cantonment.

The Toyota left the roadway and struck a concrete table and landscaping at 302 Wegner Avenue, while Myrick fled fled the scene in the Dodge Ram northbound  on Wegner Avenue. Harris and her six-year old passenger suffered minor injuries.

Over two weeks later, the 1996 Dodge Ram was located on Well Line Road and positively identified as the vehicle involved in the crash. The vehicle was identified by a piece of the front grill left behind at the crash scene with a chrome skull with two guns mounted to the front.

An arrest warrant was issued for Myrick for leaving the scene of a crash with injuries, leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, driving while license revoked habitual, reckless driving with injuries, driving while license expired more than six months and tampering with evidence. He also faces a citation for failure to report a crash and failure to provide insurance in a crash.

Anyone with information on the thee whereabouts of Myrick is asked to call *FHP from a cell phone or Gulf Coast Crime Stoppers at (850) 433-STOP.

Pictured inset: Wanted suspect Colby Chase Myrick in a January 2016 mugshot. Vehicle photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.


5 Responses to “FHP Still Looking For Cantonment Hit And Run Driver”

  1. mike on September 20th, 2016 4:11 pm

    old enuff 2 no better! max penalty WILL be handed down, esp since he is hiding. no way 2 live Colby Cheese! :D

  2. mick on September 20th, 2016 8:39 am

    Think again, the coward scumbag is going to do some hard time, the more the better, being the habitual criminal that he is; leaving the scene, hurting an elderly woman and a child. Those that are harboring him are also culpable and just as sorry.

  3. mary norrell on September 19th, 2016 4:57 pm

    Yes..MAN UP!!!! @25 if you don’t have a really bad record you probably aren’t looking @ much time..if any…I did my time for my crime..YOUR turn……..

  4. Dylan on September 19th, 2016 4:08 pm

    There is someone out there that knows where he is. Being in cahoots with Colby will certainly get you in deep trouble too. Call Crime Stoppers and get your reward. Colby, the media, the public – will never know who it is. I promise you.

    Gulf Coast Crime Stoppers
    Toll Free 1-877-433-TIPS
    Call 1-850-433-STOP

    Remember to write down your Tip ID#. This is what gets you the money. No name, address or phone number is ever needed. Go for it people !

  5. Michelle on September 19th, 2016 7:15 am

    What a coward ! It blows my mind. Colby, do the right thing and do your time. If something happens to a member of your family, how would you feel ? The longer you wait to get this behind you , the worse it’s going to be ! THEY WILL FIND YOU HONEY ! It may not be today , or anytime in the near future but they WILL ! Be s MAN and do what’s right !

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