Passenger in Collier County hit-and-run arrested on human smuggling charges

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
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Trevor Dejon Hatchett Waithe after a 2019 arrest. Credit: Collier County Sheriff’s Office

A passenger in the at-fault car in a Collier County hit-and-run crash has been arrested on human smuggling charges Thursday morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, troopers responded to a rear-end crash at Immokalee Road and Collier Boulevard at around 6:40 a.m. The driver of the Dodge Charger said by FHP to be responsible for the crash ran away and remains at large. The passenger of the at-fault car, 22-year-old Trevor Dejon Hatchett Waithe, of Naples, was placed under arrest for a U.S. Marshals warrant out of Texas regarding human smuggling.

Waithe has been booked into the Collier County Jail.

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