Woman Charged Following Vehicle Chase In Frederick County

Sheriff’s Office says speeds reached up to 115 mph.

Frederick, Md. (KM) – A woman from Gwynn Oak was apprehended in Frederick County following a vehicle chase on Wednesday afternoon. Cierra Blake, 30, is charged with resisting and interfering with an arrest, 4th-degree burglary, obstructing and hindering and numerous traffic offenses.

The Sheriff’s Office says deputies tried to conduct a traffic stop along Route 85 and FSK Drive on a gray Honda Accord for stolen registration plates. The driver pulled over along the I-70 east ramp and began rolling down the window. But the driver rolled up the window and drove away on I-70 at a high rate of speed.

Deputies followed along I-70, and on Route 144 west toward East Patrick Street with speeds reaching up to 115 miles per hour. After a time, they were were told to discontinue the chase.

The Sheriff’s Office says it received numerous 911 calls that the suspect vehicle and two individuals had pulled into a back yard in the 6200 block of White Oak Drive, and fled. Authorities located Blake and a man who was with her. Blake, who was the driver of the vehicle, was taken into custody. She’s also wanted on active warrants from Washington and Anne Arundel Counties. The man was released from the scene.

“The pursuit was terminated due to the danger to the public, police and the offenders we were pursuing,” says Lt. Jason Deater with the Sheriff’s Office, in a statement. . “I would like to thank the members of the community who began calling police shortly after we terminated the pursuit who provided the police with accurate, detailed information that led to the apprehension of the subjects involved in the pursuit.”

By Kevin McManus