MONSON — A 31-year-old Connecticut woman, who fled police on Route 32 early Saturday after she was stopped on Route 32 for speeding, faces numerous charges including operating under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
The incident began about 1 a.m. when Officer Tyler Wilk saw the suspect, southbound, speeding towards the downtown area, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page.
Western Mass News reported the woman got out of her vehicle after the stop and fled on foot. A state trooper was summoned to help for the suspect and she was found a short time later.
Police have not yet released the woman’s name. She is from Wilmington, Conn.
She was charged with drunken driving (2nd offense), operating under the include of drugs, operating with a suspended license (subsequent offense), negligent operation, open container of alcohol in motor vehicle, speeding, possession of heroin (subsequent offense), possession of a Class E drug and resisting arrest.
Police were assisted by a Palmer officer trained in the recognition of drug impairment. Western Mass News is television partner to The Republican. https://www.masslive.com/news/2019/06/connecticut-woman-flees-on-foot-after-traffic-stop-by-monson-police-faces-numerous-charges-including-oui-alcohol-and-drugs.html