KANSAS – According to the statement, this incident occurred around 3:10 a.m. Monday near the intersection of SW Topeka Boulevard and University Boulevard.
A deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a red Aveo for an equipment violation.
The driver failed to stop for the deputy, initiating a pursuit. The Chevy Aveo traveled south, when a deputy completed a controlled vehicle intervention maneuver which ended the pursuit.
The 25-year-old driver, James A. Frye, was transported to the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on requested charges of Flee or attempt to elude; avoid tire deflating device, Reckless driving, Defective headlamps, Possession of stolen property; value less than $1500, Driving while suspended; misdemeanor and Other driving violations, according to Christian.
The passenger, Sarah L. Utech, was booked into jail on requested charges that include Possession of methamphetamine and Possession of drug paraphernalia.