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Woman flees police on foot after vehicle loses tire

Posted: 12:41 PM, Oct 03, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-03 16:41:43Z

When deputies tried to stop a driver for failing to stop at a stop sign, the driver led police on a 10-minute pursuit.

Around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Calhoun County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop the driver in the area of Dickman Road and Carl Street in Springfield.

The driver, identified as a 27-year-old Battle Creek woman, led deputies on a pursuit through Springfield and Battle Creek. The vehicle came to rest after it lost a tire, the sheriff’s office reports.

After coming to rest, the driver then fled pursuing deputies on foot, but was quickly apprehended.

Deputies found that the driver was operating while intoxicated, driving on a suspended license, in possession of marijuana and driving a vehicle with an improper registration plate.

Two passengers were in the vehicle and released from the scene, the sheriff’s office reports. The woman was arrested on charges of fleeing and eluding police, resisting and obstructing police, operating while intoxicated, driving with a suspended license, possession of marijuana and driving a motor vehicle with an improper registration plate.

She was lodged at the Calhoun County Jail.