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Interstate 74 pursuit ends with arrest of Alaskan driver

A driver resisted police during and after an interstate pursuit Monday afternoon.


A Shelbyville Police off-duty officer was getting on Interstate 74 at the 108 mm when he noticed a vehicle passing on the right in the break down lane.  He clocked the vehicle at 97 mph. 


The officer tried to pull the vehicle over but the female driver did not stop. Police report she led multiple officers on a pursuit to the 116 mm.  The female continued to resist officers at the stop location.  She was taken into custody and charged with two counts of resisting law enforcement, reckless driving and criminal recklessness with a vehicle. 


The driver was identified as June Denver.  Shelbyville Police say she appears to be a resident of Alaska.