Charles Polevich, 70, Who Killed Nicki Minaj’s Father In Hit-And-Run Crash Turns Himself In

A suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed Nicki Minaj’s father Robert Maraj turned himself in to the police and was arrested Wednesday morning.⁠

Maraj, 64, was killed on Friday in Mineola, Long Island, after he was struck by a car heading northbound on Roslyn Road at the intersection with Raff Avenue, authorities said. ⁠

The Nassau County Police Department announced the arrest of 70-year-old Charles Polevich during a morning press conference. ⁠

Polevich surrendered to police after officers tracked him down to his home in Mineola and found his damaged car in the garage. ⁠

Detective Lt Stephen Fitzpatrick told reporters that Polveich was driving his 1992 white Volvo station wagon northbound on Roslyn Road when he struck Maraj, who was walking in the road.⁠

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