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East Chicago police assisted Lake County Sheriff’s police with the arrest of a driver who led chase. 




HAMMOND — A lady led chase after an officer noticed her driving 100 mph in a 55 mph zone, police mentioned. 

At 11:53 p.m. Wednesday a Lake County Sheriff’s officer was driving north on Cline Avenue below the Interstate 80/94 overpass when he noticed a black Cadillac dashing north on Cline Avenue and never utilizing correct signaling, in keeping with a report from the Lake County Sheriff’s Division. 

Because the officer drove behind the automobile, he clocked it going 100 mph in a 55 mph zone, police mentioned. The officer activated his lights and siren to cease the automobile, however it continued touring north till the driving force pulled over simply north of the Gary exit. 

Nonetheless, because the officer approached the automobile, which had 4 individuals inside, the lady driving sped away. The chase progressed to Guthrie Road till the officer overpassed the automobile after turning north on Commonwealth Avenue. 

Shortly after, East Chicago police alerted the officer the automobile had been discovered. The driving force was arrested however the three different occupants had deserted the automobile and ran away and weren’t discovered. 

A small white canine was left contained in the automobile and officers additionally discovered suspected marijuana below the driving force’s seat, police mentioned. The lady, a 20-year-old Chicago resident, was taken to Lake County Jail and felony prices are pending. The canine was launched within the care of a member of the family.