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Woman arrested downstate after ramming patrol car and running in GT County

Woman arrested downstate after ramming patrol car and running in GT County.

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- The woman accused of ramming a patrol car and running from troopers was arrested downstate.

A Michigan State Police Trooper pulled over a woman for speeding on Garfield Road in Grand Traverse County.

Troopers said the woman showed signs of intoxication but she told them she hadn't had any alcohol.

Troopers were getting ready for a roadside sobriety test when the woman put her car in reverse, hit the front of the patrol vehicle, and sped away.

Moments later witnesses saw the woman lose control of her vehicle while turning onto Duell Road from Garfield, troopers said.

The woman hit a stop sign, a road sign and tree before stopping, according to troopers.

She ran from her vehicle and troopers weren't able to find her.

The woman was found in Gratiot County, arrested and transported to the Grand Traverse County Jail.

She was arrested on charges of destruction of police property, resisting and obstructing, operating under the influence 2nd offense, and reckless driving.

Her name is being withheld until after arraignment.

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