Titusville woman leads officials on wild chase, deputies say
Allison Brooke Cooper, 35, arrested on several violations
LAND O' LAKES, Fla. – Pasco County deputies had to chase down a Titusville woman after she refused a traffic stop.
The Pasco County Sheriff's Office said they arrested Allison Brooke Cooper, 35, of Titusville, with multiple traffic violations, including fleeing to elude with reckless disregard, resisting with violence, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, and felony criminal mischief.
Deputies said that units attempted a traffic stop just after 11 p.m. Friday in the area of U.S. Highway 19 and Moog Road. Cooper appeared to be intoxicated.
Deputies chased Cooper to Main Street in New Port Richey, where they were able to stop the car. While approaching the car, Cooper alleged backed up and turned the wheel directly at the deputies. She is accused of having struck an unoccupied patrol car and continued northbound on U.S. 19, where she hit another car.
After successfully deploying stop sticks to deflate her tires, Cooper turned down a dead end road, reports said. After 18-miles, she stopped at the end of the roadway, where she is said to have refused to get out of her car.
Officers said they had to break a window to gain access to the car.
Cooper was taken into custody after an alleged struggle that required the use of pepper spray and a Taser.
She is currently being held in the Land O' Lakes Detention Center on a $27,000 bond.
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