April 16, 2019  |  10:41 am

A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office detective, who is assigned to the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Apprehension Task Force, assisted Tuesday morning (April 16) in the apprehension of a man wanted in connection with a fatal hit and run out of Texas.

The arrested subject, Jorge Granados (DOB 10/22/1996), was wanted on charges of Failure to Stop and Render Aid following a crash that killed 5-year-old girl on March 21 in Austin, Texas.

Members of the Task Force made contact with Granados at approximately 6 a.m. Tuesday at a residence on Foxbriar Court in Slidell.  He was taken into custody without incident and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail as a fugitive.