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2 women charged for high speed police chase
SCHENECTADY -- The driver who led police on a high speed chase and ended up in the side of a Schenectady bank is facing several felony charges.
25-year-old Natasha Popolizio of Schenectady has been charged with criminal possession of a marcotic, three counts of reckless endangerment, endangering the welfare of a child, unlawfully fleeing a police officer, criminal possession of marijuana, unlicensed operation, reckless driving and 41 other vehicle and traffic violations.
A passenger in the car at the time of the pursuit, 22-year-old Margariata Lopez of Schenectady, was charged with criminal possession of a narcotic.
Popolizio is currently being treated at Albany Med for injuries she received after crashing into the Trustco Bank and will be arraigned later today.
Lopez is currently being held in lock-up and will be arraigned later today.
MORE INFORMATION: [SUV crashes into Schenectady bank after high speed police chase]
[PHOTO: Popolizio, left. Lopez, right]