On Sunday, Nov. 4, at approximately 12:45am, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) officers responded to the area of Pacific Coast Highway and Junipero Avenue regarding a hit-and-run traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian, which resulted in the death of the male adult pedestrian.
The preliminary investigation determined the pedestrian was crossing Pacific Coast Highway southbound, west of Junipero Avenue, when he was struck by a green 1997 Geo Prism, which was traveling eastbound on Pacific Coast Highway. Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded and determined the victim deceased at the scene.
Officers subsequently located the abandoned Geo in the area of Temple Avenue and 17th Street, and they impounded it. LBPD then received information that the driver of the suspect vehicle was at a residence in the 2700 block of E. Spaulding Street. Officers responded to that location at 1pm on Sunday, located the suspect, and arrested him without incident. He is being identified as 48-year-old Robert Alleman of Long Beach. He was booked for vehicular manslaughter and is being held at the City Jail on $50,000 bail.
The pedestrian has been identified as 37-year-old Adolfo Lopez-Perez of Long Beach.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call Long Beach Police Accident Investigations Detective David Lauro at (562) 570-7355. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1 (800) 222-TIPS, texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES, or visiting lacrimestoppers.org .