Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Blackfoot Woman Arrested After Pursuit on Interstate 15

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Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2203
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 233-7451

For Immediate Release: 10/20/2009 05:44pm
Contact: Lt. Gonzales

On Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 4:10pm Idaho State Police Trooper Nalder conducted a traffic stop on northbound Interstate 15 at mile post 7 in Oneida County. Leatha Greeson, age 61 of Blackfoot, was pulled over for a traffic violation, but for unknown reasons decided to leave the scene heading northbound on Interstate 15. Trooper Nalder pursued her at traffic speeds until spikes could safely be deployed and she was stopped at mile post 72, by Chubbuck. Greeson is in custody and facing charges of resisting and obstructing officers, as well as eluding. Further investigation is ongoing at this time.