Woman Arrested In Police Chase Again After DUI

The woman who live-streamed a 2017 DUI crash in which her younger sister was killed and pleaded no contest has again been arrested for her involvement in a police chase.

KTLA reports that Stockton Police officers attempted to pull over Obdulia Sanchez, 20, near the intersection of Piccardo Circle and Rosemarie Land for a traffic violation that they had observed.

Sanchez refused to pull over, and police initiated the pursuit that lasted until Sanchez failed to negotiate a turn and ran her car off the road near the entrance ramp to the 5 Freeway at March Lane. 

A male passenger who was in the vehicle with Sanchez at the time managed to escape when the vehicle came to a stop.  Stockton police officers placed Sanchez under arrest.

Upon searching the vehicle, officers found a loaded firearm. 

Stockton Police Officer Joe Silva told reporters that Sanchez had recently been released from prison for the incident, which killed her sister in July of 2017 and out on parole.  Now she faces weapons charges in addition to driving on a suspended license.

Nicandro Sanchez, Obdulia’s father, told reporters that his daughter told him she had fled police because she was afraid.

Sanchez had been imprisoned after pleading no contest to the charges of gross vehicular manslaughter, driving under the influence of alcohol and child endangerment.  In 2018, she was sentenced to six years and four months in prison. According to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, she was recently released on September 21st.

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