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Woman allegedly asks $300,000 to pull over

Dec. 11, 2012 at 2:47 PM   |   Comments

MYRTLE BEACH, N.C., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Police in North Carolina said a woman who refused to pull over for police called 911 to say she would stop her vehicle for $300,000.

Brunswick County sheriff's deputies said they attempted to pull over a vehicle driven by Jennifer Herring, 37, around 11:30 p.m. Monday, but the driver refused to stop, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C., reported Tuesday.

Deputies said Herring called 911 during the chase and told a dispatcher there was no emergency and she would not stop unless police promised her $300,000.

The sheriff's office said Herring was arrested when she pulled into a private driveway. The arrest report said Herring had been driving about 70 mph in a 45 mph speed zone.

Herring was charged with driving while impaired, felony fleeing to elude arrest, driving while license revoked, careless and reckless driving and driving left of center, the newspaper reported. She was also charged in an unrelated case on a charge of failing to appear in court for a driving while impaired charge.

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