Suspected OWI woman charged with running from MPs at nearly 100mph


CITY OF BELVIDERE (BUFFALO COUNTY), Wis. (WEAU) – A woman is in custody after deputies said she ran away from them Friday night at speeds approaching 100 miles per hour .

Tracy Danielson, 33, of Alma, was arrested on suspicion of having a child in the vehicle after being stopped on Highway 35 in the Buffalo County town of Belvidere at 9 p.m. 31 p.m. Friday night.

The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Department said a deputy clocked the vehicle Danielson was driving at 92 miles per hour on Highway 35 northbound near County Highway O near Cochrane. The deputy was unable to catch Danielson and requested assistance from the Alma Police Department. Police were able to arrest Danielson after the vehicle she was driving reached speeds of nearly 100 miles per hour.

According to a statement from the Sheriff’s Department, police found a 3-year-old child in the back seat of the vehicle and open intoxicants near the driver during the traffic stop. Once Danielson was taken to the Buffalo County Jail, deputies said she began resisting and assaulting deputies and officers. The Sheriff’s Department recommends charges of OWI with a child under 16 in the vehicle, reckless endangerment of safety, disorderly conduct, resisting and obstructing an officer, and assault on law enforcement. Danielson was cited for speeding and open intoxicants in a vehicle.

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