Two women arrested after leading officers on high-speed chase, striking patrol car

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ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Two woman were arrested after deputies say they led officers on a high-speed chase and collided with a patrol car Wednesday.

The chase began around 3:45 p.m. when deputies attempted to stop a Honda Accord on Tillman Street in reference to suspicious activity.

The vehicle would not stop and two woman inside were seen throwing marijuana from the car, according to deputies.

The vehicle reached speeds over 70 mph through intersections of Caswell Street and North Park Avenue.

Deputies performed a P.I.T. maneuver, but the driver of the suspect vehicle was able to regain control and continued to flee, striking the patrol car in the process.

The driver attempted to turn onto Grimes Street, where deputies had blocked the roadway.

Ladon Shante, Leath, 24, of Burlington, was charged with felony flee to elude, felony assault with a deadly weapon on a government officer, hit and run/leaving the scene of an accident, possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, drug paraphernalia, resisting a public officer, littering, speeding 75 in a 35 mph zone, reckless driving to endanger, passing zone violation and a stop sign violation.

Leath’s bond is set at $100,000.

Darianne Christina Fulcher, 20, of Burlington, is charged with possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, drug paraphernalia and littering.

Fulcher’s bond was set at $10,000.

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