Police Chase In Clinton County


Stacie Stevenson, age 33, of Damiansville, faces multiple criminal charges after allegedly leading police on a chase from Carlyle to Vandalia, in the early morning hours of December 31.

An officer attempted to make a traffic stop in Carlyle, but Stevenson allegedly sped up and the pursuit began. The high-speed chase continued east of Carlyle through Sandoval, where the car struck a stop stick which flattened a tire on Stevenson’s car.

She kept driving north on Route 50 and stopped when she came upon a roadblock, set up near Vandalia by Vandalia Police and Fayette County deputies at Route 40.

Stevenson was arrested and charged with two felony counts of alleged fleeing or attempting to elude police and felony unlawful possession of methamphetamine. She also faces a misdemeanor charge and several traffic charges.

Stevenson is to appear in Clinton County Circuit Court on January 17.

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