Woman arrested after police chase in Mason, police say

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Published: Aug. 13, 2022 at 6:01 PM EDT
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MASON, Ohio (WXIX) - A woman was arrested Saturday after police say she failed to comply with a routine traffic stop and led them on a chase on northbound1-71 Saturday.

Police received reports of a woman asleep at the wheel on East Main Street at Mason-Montgomery Road at 11:30 a.m., Mason Police Department Sgt. Jeff Wyss said.

According to Wyss, police tried to stop a 2003 Ford F-150 for a traffic offense, but the truck continued southbound on Mason-Montgomery Road and later onto I-71 northbound.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol joined the chase, Wyss added, and the driver made a u-turn ending up on southbound I-71.

The truck eventually stopped on I-71 south at mile marker 22.5 where Charlene Wilcoxson was taken into custody, Wyss explained.

Wilcoxson was arrested for attempting to flee from law enforcement, Sgt. Wyss said.

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