Woman causes high-speed chase in attempt at ‘suicide by cop’

Posted at 8:49 PM, Oct 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-12 20:49:37-04

CONVIS TOWNSHIP, Mich. –A woman led police on a high-speed chase through Michigan and told officers she wanted to commit “suicide by cop.”

On Sunday morning, a black Lincoln sedan was reported to have been involved in an abduction in Farmington Hills,and was reported to be involved in a road rage incident in Ingham County where a hand gun had been seen. The vehicle was also involved in a pursuit in Ingham County.

The suspect vehicle was located on southbound I-69 south of Eaton County, and a 60 mile pursuit began, exceeding speeds of 100 miles per hour. Additionally, the suspect threw a machete from the car. Officers attempted to deflate the suspects tires but failed.

The car chase continued through Branch and Calhoun Counties and entered Stueben County, Ind.,. There, units attempted to deflate the tires again but failed.

he suspect finally came stopped after the Angola, Ind., Police Department successfully deflated the tires five miles inside Indiana near County Road 255. The driver and single occupant, a woman, surrendered to officers after discarding a BB pistol.

The suspect is awaiting extradition in Stueben County Jail.

After further investigation, the vehicle was reported as a rental car stolen from Romulus.  Molotov Cocktails, an additional machete, duck tape, an additional BB handgun were also discovered inside the vehicle.

The suspect indicated she was attempting to commit “suicide by cop,” and the abduction claims she made to Farmington Hills PD were false in an attempt to make officers go after her.