51-year-old Tenn. woman facing charges following police chase - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

51-year-old Tenn. woman facing charges following police chase

Police say a Tennessee woman faces drug and other charges after a police chase Thursday in Calloway County, Kentucky. 

A Kentucky State trooper was on routine patrol when he saw a Toyota speeding on US 641 south at shortly after 2:05 p.m. on Thursday.

The trooper turned on his emergency equipment and chased the vehicle which was traveling north towards Murray. 

KSP says the vehicle then sped up and turned onto Tabard Drive and accelerated again trying to outrun the trooper, according to KSP. 

The car stopped in the vicinity of Spring Creek Drive, where the trooper made contact with the driver, Teresa G. Bayless, 51, of Puryear, Tennessee. 

After administering field sobriety tests, troopers say Bayless was booked into the Calloway County Detention Center and was charged with: speeding 26 mph or greater, fleeing or evading police 1st degree (motor vehicle), reckless driving, driving under the influence 1st offense, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance 3rd degree, failure of owner to maintain insurance, and prescription of controlled substance not in proper container.

The investigation continues by KSP.

Copyright 2014 KFVS. All rights reserved. 

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Fruitland fire crews respond to vehicle fire

    Fruitland fire crews respond to vehicle fire

    Friday, July 20 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-07-21 01:33:44 GMT
    Around 4 p.m. the Fruitland fire crews were dispatched to Asarum Lane for a vehicle fire. (Source: Fruitland Area Fire Protection District, Facebook)Around 4 p.m. the Fruitland fire crews were dispatched to Asarum Lane for a vehicle fire. (Source: Fruitland Area Fire Protection District, Facebook)
    Around 4 p.m. the Fruitland fire crews were dispatched to Asarum Lane for a vehicle fire. (Source: Fruitland Area Fire Protection District, Facebook)Around 4 p.m. the Fruitland fire crews were dispatched to Asarum Lane for a vehicle fire. (Source: Fruitland Area Fire Protection District, Facebook)

    Around 4 p.m. the Fruitland fire crews were dispatched to Asarum Lane for a vehicle fire. 

    Around 4 p.m. the Fruitland fire crews were dispatched to Asarum Lane for a vehicle fire. 

  • Electrical fire at Fredericktown PD

    Electrical fire at Fredericktown PD

    Friday, July 20 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-07-21 01:21:14 GMT
    Fire crews responded to an electrical fire at the police department on Friday, July 20. (Source: Fredericktown Fire Department, Facebook)Fire crews responded to an electrical fire at the police department on Friday, July 20. (Source: Fredericktown Fire Department, Facebook)
    Fire crews responded to an electrical fire at the police department on Friday, July 20. (Source: Fredericktown Fire Department, Facebook)Fire crews responded to an electrical fire at the police department on Friday, July 20. (Source: Fredericktown Fire Department, Facebook)

    Fire crews responded to an electrical fire at the police department on Friday, July 20. 

    Fire crews responded to an electrical fire at the police department on Friday, July 20. 

  • PAWS adoption shelter collects funds for new shelter

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:49:35 GMT
    The shelter has collected  $150,000 from people to start construction on a new facility that will increase its space for their animals they rescue. (Source: Pixabay.com)The shelter has collected  $150,000 from people to start construction on a new facility that will increase its space for their animals they rescue. (Source: Pixabay.com)
    The shelter has collected  $150,000 from people to start construction on a new facility that will increase its space for their animals they rescue. (Source: Pixabay.com)The shelter has collected  $150,000 from people to start construction on a new facility that will increase its space for their animals they rescue. (Source: Pixabay.com)

    The shelter has collected  $150,000 from people to start construction on a new facility that will increase its space for their animals they rescue.

    The shelter has collected  $150,000 from people to start construction on a new facility that will increase its space for their animals they rescue.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Branson mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat

    Branson mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat

    Friday, July 20 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-07-20 11:26:30 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-07-21 01:49:05 GMT
    (Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP). Emergency responders work at Table Rock Lake after a deadly boat accident in Branson, Mo., Thursday, July 19, 2018. A sheriff in Missouri said a tourist boat has apparently capsized on the lake, leavin...(Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP). Emergency responders work at Table Rock Lake after a deadly boat accident in Branson, Mo., Thursday, July 19, 2018. A sheriff in Missouri said a tourist boat has apparently capsized on the lake, leavin...
    Dive teams will resume searching for five people still missing after a tourist boat capsized and sank in a southwestern Missouri lake.
    Dive teams will resume searching for five people still missing after a tourist boat capsized and sank in a southwestern Missouri lake.
  • Security camera catches Savannah waitress fending off apparent groper

    Security camera catches Savannah waitress fending off apparent groper

    Friday, July 20 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-07-20 14:07:49 GMT

    The footage, captured at VinnieVanGoGo's in City Market, shows the woman throwing Ryan Cherwinski to the ground after he appeared to touch her buttocks. 

    The footage, captured at VinnieVanGoGo's in City Market, shows the woman throwing Ryan Cherwinski to the ground after he appeared to touch her buttocks. 

  • SC dentist has ladies flocking for teeth cleanings after 'In My Fillings' challenge

    SC dentist has ladies flocking for teeth cleanings after 'In My Fillings' challenge

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:53:18 GMT
    A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)
    A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately. (Source: Constantine Dental/Facebook)

    A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately.  

    A South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired  "In My Feelings" challenge and the ladies of the internet are letting it be known that they must go to the dentist immediately.  

Powered by Frankly