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Pursuit Ends With Suspect In Custody

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Spokane Police Department Press Release: 

SPOKANE, Wash. - Sunday, just before 5:00 PM, Officer Joe Pence saw a vehicle driving dangerously near Illinois/Perry.  The driver was driving at high speeds even without officers chasing her, (50-60 miles per hour) and in the next four minutes ran several stop signs and stop lights, through several neighborhoods, endangering countless people. 

Due to the extreme danger she was placing on the public, officers began pursuing and were able to stop the vehicle near 2nd/Hamilton on the Keefe bridge only after forcing her vehicle off the road with a patrol car. 

Officers took Breanna L. Stead, 22 years old, (6/29/1991) into custody and booked her into jail for Attempting to Elude officers.  It is unknown at this time why she chose to endanger the public in this way.

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