Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 2, 2013

Police: Beulah woman leads chase in Mason, Manistee

From staff reports
Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — TRAVERSE CITY — A Beulah woman is accused of driving drunk and leading police on a chase through Mason and Manistee counties.

Deputies from the Manistee County Sheriff’s Department were alerted Sunday to a woman who fled from a Michigan State Police trooper in Mason County. Deputies located the vehicle on U.S. 31 north.

Deputies attempted to stop the woman, and a chase ensued on U.S. 31 to M-55. The vehicle went off the road at M-55 and Eastlake Road.

The driver, 35, exited the vehicle and attempted to run away before she was apprehended, deputies said.

She was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence, fleeing and eluding, and resisting and opposing a police officer. She is lodged in Manistee County Jail.

The incident remains under investigation.