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CHP Seeks Public Help in Fatal Hit-and-Run Case

by CC News
Concord Police

The California Highway Patrol is asking for assistance in what appears to be a fatal hit-and-run crash involving Damond Lazenby.

Lazenby was reported missing on January 1, 2023 and his body was located on the shoulder of Highway 4 eastbound between Port Chicago Highway and Willow Pass Road in Contra Costa County.

According to CHP, it appears Lazenby was struck by a vehicle. The CHP believes Lazenby was struck by the right front portion of a vehicle, and the driver fled the scene.

The vehicle is possibly a dark color sedan. Anyone with information regarding the driver or suspect vehicle is encouraged to leave a detailed message on the CHP 24/7 tip line at (707) 917-4491.


CONCORD, Calif. – Detectives assigned to the California Highway Patrol’s (CHP) Golden Gate Division (GGD) are investigating the circumstances surrounding a body located near eastbound SR-4 in Concord.

On Saturday, January 7, 2023, at approximately 2:03 PM, officers assigned to the CHP’s Contra Costa Area Office were dispatched to a report of a body being found down an embankment near SR-4, east of Port Chicago Highway. Responding officers discovered the body was likely that of a person reported missing to the Concord Police Department on January 1. Two lanes of SR-4 were closed to allow CHP to conduct their investigation.

The CHP has assumed lead investigative responsibility and will continue to work with the Concord Police Department. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the CHP Investigation Tipline at (707) 917-4491.

Concord Police Seek Help Locating Missing Pittsburg Man

Jan 4, 2023.

Investigators from the Concord Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Damond Lazenby Jr. who was reported missing by his family on Jan. 1, 2023.

Mr. Lazenby’s vehicle was found abandoned in the early morning hours of January 1st, 2023 near the overpass on Port Chicago Highway in Concord. Mr. Lazenby is a Pittsburg resident and has not been seen or heard from since the night of his disappearance.

Damond Lazenby Jr. is described as an African American male, age 19, approximately 6’4”, 170 lbs. black hair, brown eyes, last seen wearing gray and black sweatpants.

Anyone who sees Mr. Lazenby Jr. or knows of his whereabouts should contact the Concord Police Department at 925-671-3333. Please be prepared to provide his current location and clothing description.

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