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Driver Charged With Assault, Theft

A 22-year-old La Mesa woman was arrested over the weekend in connection with a series of reckless driving incidents along Interstate 5, National City police said.

Marcia Gail Hillier was arrested Friday evening on suspicion of 12 counts of assault with a deadly weapon and one of auto theft, Lt. Michael Connelly said.

According to authorities, Hillier, who was driving a stolen vehicle south on I-5 about 9:30 p.m. and sideswiped several cars near the interchange of I-5 with I-15. Hillier, traveling at speeds of 50 to 60 m.p.h., allegedly continued ramming cars until she crashed into the freeway’s center divider in Chula Vista.

No injuries were reported, Connelly said.

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Hillier was being held in the County Jail at Las Colinas.


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