Woman arrested after leading officers on high speed chase in Jonestown

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JONESTOWN, Texas (KXAN) — A woman was arrested in Jonestown Friday after leading police on a highspeed chase, according to Travis County Sheriff’s Office.

According to deputies, a 2014 Nissan Altima with no front license was seen leaving the parking lot at Travisso Market in north Jonestown. The deputy said they began pursuing the car as it turned onto Nameless Road and began traveling north.

Once the deputy activated their lights the suspect’s car accelerated to speeds around 90 miles per hour. The suspect eventually crashed at the entrance of a gas station at the 12200 block of Hero Way West. Deputies say the suspect exited the car and ran on foot but was soon apprehended. 

The suspect was then identified as 45-year-old Christie Lynette Collins. She was taken to a hospital at her request before being taken into custody.

According to deputies, a bag containing methamphetamines was found on Collins when she was arrested. The car she was driving was confirmed stolen, and inside, deputies said they found numerous license plates, social security cards, drivers licenses, and keys to other cars.

Collins had a warrant out for her arrest out of Georgetown for credit card abuse. She was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and her bond is currently set at $10,000.

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