WOODLAND HILLS—On Monday, October 22, a 66-year-old homeless woman was killed after she was struck by a vehicle as she attempted to walk on Canoga Avenue, north of Arcos Driver near the Woodland Hills Country Club.
Nawotka was pronounced dead at the scene. After his arrest, Trejo was taken into custody and booked into Van Nuys jail for misdemeanor driving under the influence. He was released on $15,000 bail.
Investigators are requesting that if anyone has information regarding the accident to contact LAPD Valley Traffic Detective, Officer Daniel Menesez at 818-644-8026. Calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 during non-business hours or weekends. Anyone who wishes to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also text a tip to 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads). All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters can also go online to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips," and follow the prompts.
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