NEWS OF THE WEEK: Driver pleads guilty over hit-and-run death of Nicki Minaj's father

Charles Polevich turned himself in to authorities in Nassau County, Long Island in February 2021 five days after he struck Robert Maraj with his car and fled. Maraj, aged 64, was admitted to a local hospital, where he subsequently died from his injuries. According to editors at Newsday, Polevich pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a fatality and tampering with physical evidence during a court appearance on Friday. The judge said Polevich will be sentenced to no more than a year in jail, plus community service and removal of his driver's licence.

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