A Sterling man was arrested on Christmas Eve and charged with his second DWI, among other crimes.
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office reports that Jose O. Portillo, 32, of Sterling, struck two parked vehicles in Sterling while being pursued by Loudoun County Sheriff's Office deputies. The traffic stop was initiated shortly after 8 p.m. on Dec. 24 in the 400 block of Autumn Olive Way in Sterling.
Portillo fled both by car and on foot before being taken into custody. He was charged with driving while intoxicated (second offense), eluding law enforcement, hit and run, obstruction of justice, unauthorized use of a vehicle, reckless driving and driving while suspended.
He was being held Dec. 26 at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center without bond.