Lady arrested in Santa Cruz bear spray street rage assault

(KRON) — A lady who allegedly used bear spray to assault one other driver in Santa Cruz County throughout a street rage incident has been arrested.

Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputies recognized the street rage driver as 32-year-old Sofia Pascasio.

The incident occurred earlier this summer time on seventeenth Avenue within the Dwell Oak neighborhood. A 3rd driver who witnessed the bear spray assault recorded it with a cellphone, and the video circulated extensively on social media.

The witness’ video exhibits the girl was behind the wheel of a grey Toyota Prius when she chased after the sufferer’s car, adopted the sufferer to a crimson mild, bolted out of her automobile, and spewed bear spray by way of the sufferer’s entrance driver-side window.

Earlier than strolling again to her Prius, the girl yelled on the witness by way of a closed automobile window.

Sheriff’s deputies launched an investigation and acquired a tip from the general public.

“By somebody who noticed the video on social media, we had been capable of determine the suspect,” the Sheriff’s Workplace wrote.

Pascasio was arrested on a number of felony expenses, together with hit-and-run, assault with a lethal weapon, unlawful possession and use of mace, and probation violation.

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