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Arrest made in Moline fatal hit-and-run

Posted on: 11:22 am, February 23, 2012, by , updated on: 11:22am, March 14, 2012

Stephen Smith

Police say they’ve made an arrest in connection with an alleged hit-and-run that killed a Moline, Illinois man.

Stephen Smith, 31, of Rock Island, Illinois, was arrested and booked into the Rock Island County Jail.  He is accused of driving a vehicle that struck and killed 44-year-old Matthew Pohl.  Police said Smith then left the scene of the crash.

Pohl was found in an alley in the 2400 block of 16th Street just after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 22, 2012.

Moline Police said Smith is charged with reckless homicide.

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