Two Arrested By Sheriff”s Deputies After High Speed Chase, Crash in Fresno


Fresno County sheriff’s deputies arrested 20-year-old Cornia Perez and 18-year-old Angel Galvez following a high-speed chase that ended in a crash on Highway 180.

A deputy tried to pull the car over around 2:00 a.m. Sunday near Dakota and Clovis Ave. in Fresno.

The driver, Cornia Perez of Fresno, started to pull over but then sped off.

The deputy said she got onto Hwy 180 reaching speeds of 110 mph.

Perez took the Chestnut Ave. off-ramp at a high rate of speed and rolled the car over the side of the ramp, coming to rest against a brick wall.

(Courtesy: Fresno County Sheriff’s Office)

The deputy and California Highway Patrol officers surrounded the car and took Perez and Galvez into custody.

Both suffered only minor injuries.

During a search of the car, deputies found a loaded (Norinco SKS) AK-47 style rifle and a 30 round ammunition magazine.

Anyone with additional information about either of these suspects is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (559) 600-3111.

You may also contact Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-7867 or