FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mount Holly Police Department Makes Arrest in Reported Hit and Run
August 17, 2023
Mount Holly, NC - The Mount Holly Police Department have made an arrest in a hit and run incident that killed a 42-year-old Mount Holly woman.
At approximately 6:30 AM on Monday morning, a hit and run incident took place on Central Avenue, resulting in the death of Mount Holly resident Amanda Lynn Frisbee (Pope), 42. The victim was walking on Central Avenue when she was struck by the vehicle.
The police located and secured the suspect’s vehicle for processing later that day.
On Thursday morning, Hishon Jaquise Redfearn, 23, was arrested and charged with felonious hit and run. Redfearn is being held in the Gaston County Jail under a $750,000 secured bond.
"Due to the swift response of our officers, assistance from the community, and all resources available to our department, we were able to locate the suspect and make the arrest," Chief Reagan stated. “We want to share our sincerest condolences with the victim’s family, and we stand ready to provide support during this difficult time.”
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