Dowagiac woman arrested on slew of charges after police pursuit


A 27-year-old Dowagiac woman has been arrested after leading police on a pursuit.

The chase began around 4:45 a.m. on Sunday, April 23, in Dowagiac, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

The driver of the vehicle took off from police and crashed on Johnson Street near Budlow Street, the sheriff’s office reported.

Once the vehicle came to a stop, the driver ran from the scene. A K9 officer found the woman hiding in a wooded area near the crash site.

She was taken to Dowagiac Lee Memorial Hospital for a medical evaluation and then she bought to the Cass County Jail on preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated, fleeing, leaving the scene of a crash, possession of marijuana, driving without a license and for having an open container, the sheriff’s office reported.

In addition, she also had an outstanding warrant for her arrest.


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