YAKIMA, Wash. — A 26-year-old Yakima man was sentenced to more than four years in prison Wednesday for leading police on a high-speed chase in a stolen car.
Andrew Sanchez Chacon has been in custody since May 27, when he led Yakama tribal police and Yakima County sheriff’s deputies on a chase at speeds of nearly 100 mph in the Harrah area before the stolen car he was driving broke down.
Facing several felony charges as well as a DUI, Chacon pled out last month to eluding and possession of a stolen motor vehicle. His 50-month sentence was in the middle of the sentencing range of 43 to 57 months.
Deputy prosecutor Troy Clements said Chacon, a ninth-grade dropout, had a lengthy criminal record that included several prison-riot convictions while previously incarcerated.