April 21, 2014
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247
Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested a Stanfield-area woman Monday after she attempted to elude OSP in the Milton-Freewater area.
On April 21, 2014 at approximately 11:51 a.m., OSP received a driving complaint of a 1996 Buick four-door on Highway 11 passing vehicles in a no-passing zone at speeds near 100 mph. Four minutes later, an OSP sergeant saw the vehicle and obtained a speed reading of 89 mph in a 55 mph speed zone and attempted a traffic stop.
The driver failed to yield, and continued toward Milton-Freewater until stopping on SW 7th Avenue and S. Main Street at approximately 12 noon when OSP arrested the driver with the assistance of Milton-Freewater Police Department.
OPAL THERESA LONG, age 64, from Stanfield, was lodged in Umatilla County Jail for Felony Attempt to Elude in a Vehicle, Reckless Driving, and Recklessly Endangering Another Person.
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