Woman pleads guilty after Virginia Beach hit and run leads officers on chase

Posted at 5:32 AM, Feb 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-14 05:33:09-05

20-year-old Treniya Rejinae Deas

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A woman has plead guilty after a hit and run leads officers on a chase.

Virginia Beach Police chased the woman after officials say they observed the 20-year-old fleeing the scene after hitting a person with a vehicle at the intersection of Independence Boulevard and Virginia Beach Boulevard.

Officials say Treniya Rejinae Deas of Virginia Beach was arrested and charged with felony hit and run and two counts eluding police. Officers ended the pursuit around 2 a.m. at 4960 Haygood Road (Bayside High School).

The department added that as a result of the pursuit, one police vehicle was struck by the Deas’ vehicle, resulting in minor damages, but no officers were injured. Further, there was no damage to school property. Deas did receive some non-life-threatening injuries, which EMS personnel responded to.

On May 3, Deas took a guilty plea on all her charges. She was sentenced to spend 60 days in prison.

Alcohol was not believed to be a factor in this incident.