Cochise County deputy resigns after hit-and-run arrest

A Cochise County sheriff's deputy has resigned after he was arrested in connection to a hit-and-run crash.

Abraham Peraza was off-duty on Dec. 9 when he allegedly hit a parked car in Douglas and left the scene.

Officers eventually found a vehicle that had damage consistent with the collision and met Peraza, the driver.

"Based on observations made by the responding officers, a DUI investigation was conducted which resulted in Peraza's arrest," said Douglas Police. 

Peraza was placed on paid administrative leave, but has since quit the force.

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