Vegreville Mounties have arrested a women who is now facing almost a dozen charges
At about 1 in the morning on April 1, Vegreville police were on patrol in the area of Highway 631 when police recognized a suspicious vehicle from a previous complaint of a possible break and enter.
Mounties initiated a traffic stop but when the officer approached the vehicle on foot, the driver quickly sped off, nearly running over the officer.
Police located the vehicle, where the driver attempted to make a high-speed turn, but lost control and ended up in a field. The driver then tried to escape on foot. She was caught a short distance away.
The investigation revealed that the driver was currently wanted on an Alberta-wide warrant for multiple breaches of her Probation Order for a previous break and enter charge.
24-year-old Jessica Marie Gehman (Zotzman) of No Fixed Address has been charged with:
- Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
- Operating a Motor Vehicle while being pursued by Police
- Resisting Arrest
- Possession of methamphetamine
- Failing to Comply with a Probation Order x3
- Operating an Uninsured Motor vehicle
- Operating a Motor Vehicle without a subsisting registration
- Displaying a vehicle license plate improperly issued
- Operating a Motor Vehicle without wearing a seatbelt
Gehman remains in custody, with her next court appearance on April 11th, in Vegreville Provincial Court.