Eau Claire woman arrested after leading Jackson County law enforcement on 120 MPH chase

TOWNSHIP OF ADAMS, Wis. (WKBT) — Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 42-year-old Eau Claire woman after a 12 mile chase Wednesday.

Katie A Carpenter

Katie A. Carpenter

Authorities responded around 3 p.m. to a call of a vehicle on fire on the shoulder of I-94 in Adams. Behind the responders assisting, a driver — Katie Carpenter — accelerated quickly through the scene, narrowly missing some responders, according to a news release.

Deputies attempted to stop Carpenter, who fled west on I-94 at speeds of 120 MPH. After a 12 mile chase, law enforcement stopped her vehicle with a tire deflation device.

According to deputies, Carpenter continued to be non-compliant with officers. Deputies arrested her for knowingly fleeing an officer and resisting arrest.

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