Alexis Ramirez and Steven Zuniga Arrested in Santa Ana Hit and Run Accident
Santa Ana, CA (April 14, 2021) – On Saturday, several were injured, and police arrested 22-year-old Alexis Ramirez and 26-year-old Steven Zunigain a hit-and-run crash on West First Street.
The incident happened at about 5:40 p.m. in the 2000 block area.
Officers were down the street and heard 22-year-old Alexis Ramirez’s and 26-year-old Steven Alex Zuniga’s car stereo. They tried to pull them over, but they kept going.
Right away, Ramirez got out of the vehicle and tried to run away. However, police caught up with him.
Meanwhile, Zuniga kept driving but his vehicle collided into another car at the Sullivan Street intersection.
Three people in the other crashed vehicle suffered life-threatening injuries.
Officers charged Zuniga with single counts each of participating in criminal street gang activity, possession of a firearm by a felon. They also charged him for being an active participant carrying a loaded firearm in public. Also, for being an active gang member having a concealed firearm in a vehicle.
Moreover, the authorities charged Zuniga for evading a peace officer-reckless driving. Failure to stop at a hit-and-run accident with injuries, all felonies, were also charged to him. Similarly, he was also charged with a misdemeanor count of resisting arrest and faces sentencing enhancements for gang activity.
Furthermore, Ramirez was charged for participating in criminal street gang activity and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Officers also charged him for being an active participant in a gang carrying a loaded firearm in public, an active gang member having a concealed firearm in a vehicle.
Ramirez was also charged for possession of a controlled substance while armed with a firearm, all felonies. He also faces sentencing enhancements for criminal gang activity.
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