Woman leads police on a three-city chase

Posted at 1:32 PM, Apr 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-15 21:09:15-04

Portsmouth Police arrested a 64-year-old woman Monday morning after she led officers on a car chase through three cities.

According to Jan Clark with the Portsmouth Police Department, an officer attempted to stop Dorothy Louise Evans for a suspected DUI.

Evans led police on a chase through Portsmouth onto I-264 and through portions of Suffolk and Chesapeake before Chesapeake Police were able to deploy a spike strip and ultimately stop Evans.

The spike strip flattened two of the tires on Evans’ vehicle on I-64 westbound just before the High Rise Bridge.

She was arrested and charged with eluding police while endangering a person.

She was not charged with DUI but will be evaluated for possible mental illness issues.