Napa Police: Car Chase Ends in Crash, Arrest

Ashley Finch, 29, allegedly led police on a high-speed chase that ended when she crashed into a front-yard fence at Tiffany Lane and Laurel Street early Sunday, according to Napa police. Arrest information does not indicate a conviction.

A 29-year-old Napa woman was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of felony reckless driving while evading police, driving on a suspended license and violating probation, according to a shift activity log from the City of Napa Police Department:

On 10/15/12 at approx. 0100 hrs a Napa PD Officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Roosevelt and Laurel St.

The vehicle sped away from the officer and the officer followed in pursuit.

The vehicle accelerated to a high rate of speed and lost control in the area of Tiffany Lane and Laurel St and collided into a fence in the front yard of a nearby residence.

The driver of the vehicle, Ashley Finch (6/25/83) of Napa, was apprehended as she exited the vehicle.

She was determined to be driving on a suspended driver’s license and to have warrants for her arrest for a prior probation violation charge.

Finch was booked into the Napa County Department of Corrections, police said. Arrest information does not indicate a conviction. 

For the latest reports on crime and arrests in the Napa Valley, please see our Police & Fire section, available from the News tab above and at napa.patch.com/police-fire.

Belle (Orchid Lady) October 15, 2012 at 07:55 PM
She should be really glad that she didn't hurt someone!
Belle (Orchid Lady) October 15, 2012 at 07:56 PM
oops, allegedly.


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