Woman Leads Slow Speed Chase

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman who it says led officers on a slow-speed chase and ran into a police car.

Deputies say the chase began Sunday night after authorities received a call about an unwanted person at a home in Emmett. They say the 43-year-old woman from Topeka left in a van and wouldn’t pull over for authorities. Deputies say she was driving slowly.

The chase ended in St. Marys after city police officers used spike strips on the van. Officers say the woman hit a patrol car directing that was traffic before coming to a stop.

No injuries were reported.

The woman faces charges of criminal damage to property, fleeing and eluding, DUI and transporting an open container.