iN VIDEO: Woman arrested at Kamloops dealership
A woman live-streamed her arrest at a Kamloops dealership earlier this week.
The incident was streamed on TikTok on Wednesday, Nov. 2, under the username @sanchezzi. Kamloops RCMP arrived around 5:30 p.m. to put her in handcuffs.
The handle @lexsanchezgallo is also included on the account, where she also posted a video claiming she was heading to Kamloops Ford Lincoln earlier in the day.
It's unclear exactly why she was heading to the dealership on Halston Avenue, but she claimed she was simply applying for a job in one video, then writing a letter demanding an "apology" and money she claims she paid the dealership. She also said she was arrested once this week already.
Police were called because she was refusing to leave the dealership and was sending threatening messages via social media, according to Kamloops RCMP.
Once the three officers arrived, she allegedly resisted the arrest, then assaulted a police officer, RCMP said in a written statement.
Another video shot from above recorded the arrest, where she resisted three officers before she was carried out of the dealership in handcuffs.
"With any video posted online, it’s important for those viewing a clip or any of the comments accompanying it to please keep in mind that it only captures a snippet of time and not the events leading up to, or following the arrest of an individual," RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Crystal Evelyn said in an emailed statement.
Although her live-stream is no longer available on her own TikTok account, it was later reposted by another user.
Police are still investigating, but charges are expected to be forwarded to Crown prosecutors.
Kamloops Ford Lincoln didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
Police in the video showing her arrest said she's from Langley, but her name is not known to iNFOnews.ca.
@user9317308740880 @lexsanchezgallo FULL ARREST VIDEO lol it’s the turn down for what, for me. @dilfluvr24 ? original sound - user9317308740880
@user9317308740880 @@SANCHEZZI you shouldn’t have played a dumb game, got a very dumb reward! #sanchezzi #lockedup ? original sound - user9317308740880
— This story was updated at 11:17 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, with information from Kamloops RCMP.
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