HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – Hobbs Police have arrested Janessa Perez after they say she fled from them in February. Hobbs Police were investigating a disabled pickup stopped in the road outside a gas station when they say Perez and Daniel Ramirez took off running from the scene. Ramirez started shooting and officers fired back killing him.


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During the chaos, police say Perez hopped in a patrol car and eventually crashed into a Wells Fargo drive-thru before escaping on foot. Based on a tip, investigators tracked her down to a home in East Hobbs and took her into custody. She’s been charged with failure to appear, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, resisting an officer, and escape from custody among other charges.