Obdulia Sanchez, who was jailed for causing and livestreaming car crash that killed her sister is arrested again, just a month after release
The Stockton Police attempted to stop Sanchez on Rosemarie Lane and Picardo Circle for a vehicle code violation but the driver refused to pull over and fled.
Obdulia Sanchez, the teen who served time in prison for causing an accident while DUI that killed her 14-year-old sister has been arrested again. The Stockton Police attempted to stop Sanchez on Rosemarie Lane and Picardo Circle for a vehicle code violation, but she refused to pull over and fled. The incident took place at around 1:30 am on Thursday.
The Police Department said in a statement, "The driver failed to yield, leading the officers on a short vehicle pursuit. The driver failed to negotiate a turn and drove the car off the roadway near the I-5 on ramp at March Ln." The police also saw a male passenger in the vehicle who ran from the vehicle towards I-5 and was able to escape. "The driver was taken into custody without incident," they said.
A search of the vehicle revealed a loaded firearm and the police arrested 20-year-old Sanchez for weapons and traffic charges. According to Action News, she had a revoked license and her registration tags had expired. Stockton Police Officer Joe Silva told the outlet about the gun, "That is alarming to us because any time you have someone who is evading police, and when we arrest that person and locate a loaded firearm inside the vehicle, we don't know what their intentions were."
Sanchez is being held at San Joaquin County Jail without bail and is to appear in court on October 21. The man has still not been arrested and the police are looking for him. MEA World Wide previously reported, Sanchez, 18 then, was sentenced to six years in prison in 2018 but served only 26 months and was released in September 2019. The early release was due to good behavior and time served, a spokesperson from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation had said.
Her 14-year-old sister Jaqueline died in the crash while Sanchez was driving and streaming on Instagram live, leading to the accident. She was charged with vehicular manslaughter, DUI and child endangerment. Approximately 90 minutes before the crash her blood alcohol level was reportedly 0.106. After the crash, she is said to have started the Livestream again reportedly saying, "'Everybody, if I go to ... jail for life you already know why."