Las Vegas Metro Police
Oriana Leausa charged with DUI in death of motorist hit by her careening stolen pickup on the wrong side of highway
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Las Vegas Metro Police report that on July 5th, 2017, at approximately 4:46 PM, a 2004 Dodge Ram pickup operated by Oriana Vine Leausa, 26, of Las Vegas, Nev., collided with aa 2007 Saturn operated by Dominque Drane, 31, of Las Vegas and a 2011 Toyota Camry driven by an unidentified female driver who died in the crash. Police say Leausa was under the influence of drugs and the pickup she was driving was stolen. Prior to killing the driver of the Toyota, police reported that Leusa had intentionally rammed a police patrol car.
The fatal traffic collision, which police say was caused by the driver of the pickup and who was arrested for DUI, occurred on Fort Apache Rd. south of Charleston Blvd.
Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicate the stolen silver 2004 Dodge Ram 3500 pickup truck was traveling northbound on Fort Apache Rd when it crossed the center two-way left turn lane and entered the southbound travel lanes.
Oriana Leausa, the driver of the 2004 Dodge Ram, was transported to UMC Trauma where she was treated for her injuries and was then arrested for DUI Involving Death.
This marks the 74th traffic-related fatality in LVMPD’s Jurisdiction for 2017. This collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Collision Investigation Section.
Fatal crash in stolen truck began with a car for sale ad on Craigslist
LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — An ad on Craigslist may have started a reckless chain of events leading to the death of an innocent woman. A car theft led to a police pursuit and a deadly crash.
A ‘car for sale’ ad on Craigslist is what law enforcement sources say started a chain of events that took an innocent woman’s life on Wednesday.
Detectives with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department say 26-year-old Oriana Leausa and her boyfriend set up a meeting with a man wanting to sell a BMW. The meeting happened at a northwest valley parking lot. MORE
Booking report from Clark County Jail Records:
|07048438||LEAUSA, ORIANA V||26||Asian||Female|
|17F12208X||DUI, ABOVE LEGAL LIMIT, R/D||Active|
|Call (702) 671-5700||13||48 HOUR HEARING||7/7/2017||7:30 AM|