November 28, 2012

Lewiston woman arrested after 20-mile chase

The chase began when 21-year-old Heather Kullson allegedly fled a traffic stop in Lewiston and lasted more than an hour.

The Associated Press

AUBURN — Police say they have arrested a Lewiston woman who led them on a 20-mile car chase through several communities.

Authorities say 21-year-old Heather Kullson was finally apprehended in Auburn at about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.

The chase began at about 6 p.m. when Kullson allegedly fled a traffic stop in Lewiston. The chase went through New Gloucester and Poland and state police entered the chase when she drove onto the Maine Turnpike.

Kullson was charged with two counts of eluding police, two counts of arson and one count of aggravated domestic violence assault.

Police did not elaborate on the charges saying the incident is still under investigation.

No one was hurt, but several law enforcement vehicles suffered minor damage.

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