Stolen Vehicle Police Chase Leads to Assault Charges

Police Chase Leads to Assault Charges

On October 23 in the early hours of the morning, police spotted a stolen vehicle. The vehicle took off at a high speed and when tire deflation devices weren't successful in slowing the car Air1 continued to track the vehicle to Watson Street where a female passenger got out.

The driver struck a police car as she continued to try evade police and an officer discharged his firearm. The vehicle was stopped and the female driver was taken into custody.

A short time later, the passenger was located at a nearby building complex and placed under arrest.

There were no reported injuries.

20-year-old Selena Sage Martin of Winnipeg has been charged with:

- Assault a Peace Officer with a Weapon (x2)

- Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle

- Driving While Disqualified

- Flight while Pursued by Peace Officer

- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

27-year-old Jolene Lydia Murdock of Winnipeg has been charged with:

- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x3)

They were detained in custody.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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