Crowley and Gibbons family search for suspect in hit-and-run crash

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The family of Gibbons Home’ owner George Gibbons, who was killed in a hit-and-run crash last month, and City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley Sunday led a massive effort to paper western Queens with fliers featuring a photo of the suspected driver.

Hundreds of people gathered at the Maspeth Triangle to distribute several thousand fliers with Peter Rodriguez’s photo.

Police identified Rodriguez as a suspect in the Oct. 15 accident on the Long Island Expressway near 58th Road in Maspeth.

A $10,000 reward has been offered for anyone who gives information leading to the arrest and conviction of Rodriguez if he is found guilty of killing the popular bar owner.

“We must come together not only as a community but as a city to find this fugitive, to bring him to justice and to give a little bit of peace to the Gibbons family,” Crowley said.

Updated 5:44 pm, November 14, 2011
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Virginia Yuskiewicz from Maspeth says:
My prayers go out to the Gibbons family! I will do my best to help! I've posted every one of the fliers I had and keep posting on face book and talking to people about this horrendous act! R.I.P. George Gibbons
Nov. 14, 2011, 6:19 pm
punisher from maspeth says:
i hope he gets what he deserves in jail, drinking all come from his future felow cell mates.. you'll have plenty of time to reflexionate why is dangerous to abuse alcohol.
Nov. 15, 2011, 8:55 pm

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