Alexandra Mendez

Alexandra Mendez was arrested on charges of manslaughter and leaving the accident with death/injury.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office traffic detectives arrested and booked 23-year-old Alexandra Mendez on Jan. 5 in connection with a hit-and-run of a bicyclist on Dec. 19.

Mendez was booked on one count of leaving the accident with death/injury, a class 2 felony, and one count of manslaughter, a class 2 felony, according to Sgt. Monica Bretado, of the MCSO media relation unit. 

The bicyclist, 29-year-old Christopher Charles Owan, was hit by a blue Ford Fusion on Northern Avenue, east of Reems Road, in Glendale.