Wisconsin Woman Arrested for Drunken Driving and Eluding Police at 108 MPH
JAMESTOWN, Wis. (CHANNEL 3000)- A 22-year-old faces multiple charges including three felonies after a high-speed police pursuit early Sunday, according to a news release.
The Grant County Sheriff's Office said a deputy attempted to stop a 2015 Dodge Caravan at 2:53 a.m. on suspicion of speeding. The deputy said the driver, Jennieraven Myers of Bloomington, was going 87 mph in a 65 mph zone on Highway 151 near Badger Road in Jamestown.
According to the report, Myers failed to stop and attempted to elude the deputy. The pursuit went south on Highway 151 into Dubuque, Iowa.
Myers made a U-turn and went north on Highway 151 back into Wisconsin. The sheriff's office said her vehicle was on radar traveling at 108 mph as she re-entered the state. Myers circled over the Badger Road overpass and south again toward Dubuque. She crossed over the grass median, went north back over the Badger Road overpass, and then south back toward Dubuque. Myers eventually stopped along the Highway 151 median between exit 1 and the state line, authorities said.
The sheriff's office said Myers was combative with deputies and damaged a Grant County squad car. She was taken to the Southwest Health Center by Dickeyville EMS and then to the Grant County Jail.
Myers was arrested on suspicion of second-offense operating while intoxicated, resisting or obstructing an officer, disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property. She also faces felony charges of fleeing or eluding an officer, battery to an officer and discharging bodily fluid at an officer. She was cited on suspicion of speeding 87 mph in a 65 zone, speeding 108 mph in a 65 zone and possessing open intoxicants.