Man arrested for involvement in Tower District assault, hit and run

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The suspect that was involved in an altercation with a man who was run over by a car in Tower District has been arrested, according to Fresno Police.

Police say 24-year-old Chase Popps turned himself in at the Fresno Police Department with his attorney on Tuesday.

Popps is accused of getting into a fight with Johnny Rodriguez right before he was hit by a car in front of Bobby Salazar's.

Popps was booked into the Fresno County Jail and is being charged with battery with great bodily injury. His bail was set at $25,000, which Popps has posted.

Jessica Acunia, 23, the woman accused of running over Rodriguez and driving out has bonded out as well. She turned herself into police Monday night.

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If anybody has any additional information regarding this case, please contact Detective Marcus Gray II at (559) 621-2433 or CrimeStoppers at (559) 498-STOP.
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