Woman in custody after leading police on high speed chase on I-75

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A Centerville woman is in custody, facing several charges, after leading police on a high speed chase across two counties.

The pursuit started when a Troy Police officer tried to pull over a car for several traffic violations near the intersection of Experiment Farm Road and W. Main Street around 3:30 a.m.

The car did not pull over for officers. Police soon learned there was a warrant out for the owner of the car.

Officers tried to stop the car again, but it took off, getting on I-75 southbound. Police pursued the car, with speeds reaching 110 miles per hour.

That chase continued into Dayton on I-75.

Police say they received assistance from semi drivers, who helped box in the driver.

The driver eventually pulled off the right side of the interstate, crashing into a median wall.

Police surrounded the car, but the woman driving refused to get out. Officers forced entry into the car and took the woman into custody.

According to police, the woman suffered minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene.

Police planned to take her to the Miami County Jail.

According to police, the woman did not have a driver’s license. She will face several charges, including fleeing and alluding, as well as the traffic violations in Troy.

Police say the warrant was for theft.

Troy Police are investigating reports the woman may have stolen merchandise from the Wamart in Troy.

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