Sterling Police Chase Ends with DUI Arrest

A 29-year-old Sterling woman faces multiple charges after a police chase early Sunday morning.

According to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy attempted a traffic stop on a driver who was traveling without highlights shortly after 2 a.m. in the area of Rt. 7 and Potomac View Road. The driver did not stop. During the chase, deputies deployed stop sticks to disable the vehicle, which hit a parked trailer and minivan before coming to a stop near the Church Road/Cascades Parkway intersection.  The driver, Deborah De Jesus-Gonzalez was arrested and charged with three counts of hit and run, driving under the influence of alcohol, felony eluding police, and driving without headlights.

She was released from the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on a personal recognizance bond.