Sylvester Villasana (4768)

5/9/2009: Villasana refused to pull over for a traffic stop, resulting in a high-speed chase that ended in a vacant lot. At least two officers told Villasana to surrender. Villasana rushed Officer Justin Sanders, 27. Officer Sanders shot at Villasana, striking him three times and killing him. A knife and a cell phone were found with underneath his body.

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