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Multi-county police pursuit ends in crash in Clark County, Ind.

She's accused of stealing $3,000 worth of merchandise before a police chase
She's accused of stealing $3,000 worth of merchandise before a police chase(Indiana State Police)
Updated: May. 26, 2021 at 2:46 PM EDT
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Haamiyna Kamose, 24 (left), and Da’miya Tooley, age 23, both of Louisville, Kentucky were...
Haamiyna Kamose, 24 (left), and Da’miya Tooley, age 23, both of Louisville, Kentucky were arrested near Seymour, Ind. for theft from the outlet mall in Edinburgh, Ind. Police said the two women had nearly $7,000 worth of stolen merchandise in their vehicle.(Source: Bartholomew County (ind.) Sheriff’s Office)

SELLERSBURG, Ind. (WAVE) - Indiana State Police say a driver will face numerous charges after leading officers on a pursuit down Interstate 65.

The pursuit began in Edinburg, Ind. and headed south into Clark County before ending with the vehicle crashing north of the 7-mile marker, according to a tweet by Sgt. Carey Huls of the ISP Sellersburg post.

Indiana State Police say it was 23-year-old Ta’neasha Chappell from Louisville behind the wheel.

Chappell stole more than $3,000 worth of merchandise from Ralph Lauren in the Edinburgh outlet mall before fleeing, according to state police.

Officers eventually pulled Chappell over in Jackson County, she took off again after being identified.

The officer was slightly injured during the encounter.

The ensuing chase reached speeds over 100 miles per hour and lasted through Jackson, Scott, and Clark Counties.

Chappell hit a commercial vehicle at one point before crashing near Exit 7.

A driver is facing multiple charges after leading police on a chase of approximately 70 miles...
A driver is facing multiple charges after leading police on a chase of approximately 70 miles through several counties in Indiana.(Source: Sgt. Carey Huls, Indiana State Police)

Police were finally able to arrest Chappell after a short foot chase following the crash.

No one was hurt in the pursuit or the crash, Huls said.

Troopers found both marijuana and $3,000 worth of stolen goods in the crashed car.

Two other arrests were made around the same time involving the same thing.

Haamiyna Kamose, age 24, and Da’miya Tooley, age 23, both of Louisville, Kentucky were arrested near Seymour for theft.

Edinburgh Police Department said those two had nearly $7,000 worth of stolen merchandise in their vehicle.

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