Quantcast

Woman Pays The Price For Driving To A Public Place While Cop Was Attempting To Pull Her Over

Nurse DelRea Good said she did not immediately stop when she saw flashing lights behind her because she was a woman traveling alone at 11:21 p.m. on a dark county road. She was worried about her safety if she stopped right there.

Good said she slowed down, put on her emergency flashers, and then waved out the window to acknowledge the police car. She went on down the road less than a mile where she stopped in the lighted store parking lot.

Because she didn’t stop, she was handcuffed and taken to jail by Porter County Sheriff's Department Patrolman William Marshall. Shockingly, she was arrested on a felony charge of resisting arrest.

"I felt I didn't do anything wrong," Good noted in an interview with the media. "I got to a safe place and I told him that."

Porter County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Larry LaFlower commented that "The sheriff's office supports our officer's decision in this matter.”

He pointed to a state law requiring motorists to yield to emergency vehicles and said the officer was driving a fully marked squad car and used the lights and siren.

The incident report noted a March 20 traffic stop just north of County Road 700 North on northbound County Road 500 West (Airport Road) with radar indicating a car traveling 54 mph in a 35 mph zone.

Marshall admitted Good waved out her car window and put on her flashers and pulled over less than a mile later in the Kohl’s parking lot.

Good claims she did not resist the arrest or say anything else, and alleges the officer bruised her arm taking her to the police car, and continued to bully her at the jail by falsely charging that the Advil and other medications she had in her car were controlled substances.

Source: NWI Times
Photo: NY Daily News

Tell Us What You Think

More Fab Stories

Americans owe their freedom and safety to members of the military, and sometimes they don't get the credit and recognition they deserve. It's...

Online political Watchdog organization, The Intercept, reveals that the National Republican Senatorial Committee and the National Republican...

There is nothing that will make a parent feel stupid more than not being able to figure out the answer on their kindergarten-age child's homework...

Latest Fab Stories

Reality show stars, by their very nature, are notorious attention seekers. Some Instagram users believe one 'Real Housewife' went overboard by...

The new tell-all book about the inner workings of the Hillary Clinton campaign - ‘Shattered’ - has been flying off the shelves, but that’s not the...

Guns and schools just don't mix. So many fatal school shootings over the years have proven the need to tighten security and keep guns out of...

A lot of older people are shocked at the way kids can be so disrespectful these days. Old-timers who had to walk up the hill in the snow (both...