Trinity County woman leads deputies on pursuit, booked on suspicion of vehicle theft
BOOKING PHOTO: Trinity County Sheriff
A Trinity County woman is in custody on suspicion of vehicle theft and felony evading after reportedly leading deputies on a pursuit last weekend.
Around 3:45 PM on Saturday, February 29, a deputy on patrol near Hall Way in Weaverville noticed a suspicious vehicle and tried to conduct a stop. The driver fled, initiating a high-speed pursuit.
The pursuit came to an end near the intersection of Highway 299 and Little Browns Creek Road when the driver went up an embankment and collided wth a downed telephone pole.
The suspect, 30-year-old Ashlie Clark of Weaverville, has been booked on suspicion of vehicle theft and felony reckless evading.