Suspected impaired driver evades arrest
Last updated 12/7/2023 at 6:38pm
On December 1, 2023, Spokane Valley Deputy Vince McKenzie found himself in a late-night pursuit after attempting to stop a Toyota truck with a suspected impaired driver. What ensued was a chase, a failed attempt to flee on foot, and a subsequent arrest that revealed a troubling criminal history.
The incident unfolded at approximately 11:20 pm when Deputy McKenzie observed the Toyota truck, driven by 28-year-old Alejandro N. Manzo, stopped at a red light on Sprague. Noticing that the truck’s headlights were off, McKenzie initiated a traffic stop.
Rather than complying, Manzo chose to evade...