Man arrested for stealing snow plow, DUI, and hit and run

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Sanchez William

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — A man was arrested in Manassas on March 13 after police say he stole a snowplow, drove it under the influence, and struck another vehicle then fled the scene as Manassas City police watched.

Around 8 p.m. that night, a Manassas City officer said they observed a snow plow hit a car in the 8600 block of Liberia Ave. and then flee the scene. The plow matched a description of a vehicle already reported stolen in Fairfax County.

The officer pulled the plow over and reports that William Sanchez, 26, was driving. Sanchez was arrested and charged with hit and run, driving under the influence, and refusal to submit to a test.

No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.