Woman Arrested After Police Chase in Cape Girardeau

A woman is facing several charges after a traffic stop turned into a police chase on Wednesday afternoon in Cape Girardeau. Police say they attempted to conduct a traffic stopon a vehicle being driven in a careless manner and failing to stay in its a single traffic lane on Wednesday afternoon. Police say the driver failed to yield and officers continued to attempt to get the vehicle to stop, but the driver did not comply and this resulted in a multi-car chase. Police say the driver traveled through several streets and park lots until police were able to safely box the vehicle in on Williams Street near Kingshighway to keep the driver from going into busy traffic in the area. The driver was arrested without further incident and without injuring anyone and she was the lone occupant in the vehicle, police say. She is being held at the Cape Girardeau Police Department pending several charges.

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