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Two State Police Chase of Driver from La Porte

(La Porte, IN) - A LaPorte woman is charged with leading police on a high speed chase yesterday.  La Porte County Police said 34 year old Lavidika Johnson was in Michigan City when she failed to stop for an officer trying to pull her over for several traffic violations about 2:15 a.m.


The pursuit entered Michigan, but was discontinued before being picked up again on State Road 39 in northern La Porte County, when police spotted the vehicle. Police said the chase, now heading southbound, entered the city of La Porte before heading north again and into Michigan a second time.


Police said Johnson was captured when she drove off the road and into a fence on U.S 12 near Wilson Road outside New Buffalo.


At the time, police said Johnson was wanted for escape.

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