(La Porte, IN) – Police say a woman that fled from police twice was eventually captured in La Porte early Wednesday. 45 year old Sheila Kinney is charged with resisting law enforcement and other counts.
Police say the La Porte woman was stopped for having a cell phone in her hand while driving on L Street. She pulled over then allegedly fled. Police continued to pursue when she stopped and fled once again. After another chase, police say Kinney pulled over on Weller Ave and resisted officers while being removed from the vehicle.
Holding a cell phone while driving is now against the law in Indiana under legislation that went into effect July 1.