On 5/01/2023 at approximately 2049 hours, Quincy CHP Officer Tanguay was conducting traffic enforcement in Lassen County on northbound US-395, just south of SR-70. He observed a solo vehicle (2012 Ford Fusion) traveling at a high rate of speed, approaching from the rear in the #1 lane. The vehicles speed was estimated to be more than 100 mph. The sedan exited US-395 at SR-70. Officer Tanguay activated his code 3 emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop on the sedan for a violation of 22348(b)VC (excess of 100 mph). The sedan came to stop at the stop sign at the intersection with
SR-70. The sedan then accelerated westbound on SR-70 away from Officer Tanguay and failed to yield. The Ford Fusion drove in a reckless manner at speeds up to 115 mph for the next 41 miles. The Ford was passing vehicles over double yellow lines. The Ford and had a near miss head on collision while passing a vehicle over double yellow lines on SR-70 at the Buttes. The Ford was spiked stripped at Mt. Tomba by another CHP unit and yielded on SR-70 at Old Cromberg Rd in Plumas County. The driver into taken into custody and placed under arrest for 2800.2(a)VC. The driver was identified by her Nevada Driver’s License as Sarah Crystal Lombardi.