The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions

Bail set at $20,000 for woman in high-speed chase

SHARE: facebook Twitter icon Linkedin icon Google+ icon Email icon |  PRINTER-FRIENDLY  |  COMMENTS
Herald staff
Published:
EVERETT -- Bail was set at $20,000 Thursday for a woman arrested for investigation of attempting to elude police, drunken driving, reckless driving and resisting arrest.
It was the second time in less than two months she had been arrested for investigation of drunken driving, officials said Thursday.
A Washington State Patrol trooper tried to stop the woman's car that was headed northbound on I-5 near Everett, but it sped off shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday.
The Everett woman, 23, made numerous lane changes and reached speeds of 95 mph in a posted 60 mph zone, according to court papers.
She also drove through a stop sign after leaving the highway. When she stopped, she refused to obey orders to get out of her car.
Troopers eventually broke out a window to arrest her.
She reportedly had watery, blood-shot eyes and a red face and smelled of alcohol. Her blood alcohol level was more than three times the state's legal limit, according to results from a portable breath test.
Her license already had been suspended, court papers said.
Story tags » EverettPolice

More Local News Headlines

NEWSLETTER

HeraldNet Headlines

Top stories and breaking news updates

Calendar

Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus