DUI driver Carlos Pena Sanchez wrecked into parked vehicle and took off running like a sissy & coward; captured by residents
According to Santa Maria Police, on February 6, 2018, at about 0139 hours, SMPD Officers responded to the area of Fesler Street and Mary Drive to a report of an intoxicated driver that collided with a parked vehicle.
After the collision, the driver got out of his damaged vehicle and tried to run away; however, he was confronted by residents and physically restrained until Officers arrived.
Upon arrival, SMPD Officers were able to detain the driver, identified as Carlos Pena Sanchez, a 27-year-old Santa Maria resident. A subsequent investigation revealed that Sanchez was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol when he collided with a parked vehicle.
Sanchez was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail with bail set at $5000.00.