BARRON COUNTY -- A 38-year-old Barron, WI woman is in custody following a chase that occurred on Wednesday late afternoon, according to a press release from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department.
On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 4:52 p.m., a Barron County Deputy observed a van passing a car on Hwy 25, just north of Barron, in a no passing zone. As the deputy went to stop the vehicle it sped up and failed to stop for the deputy. A chase ensued for about 11 miles when the driver came to a stop on 13 1⁄2 Street and 20 1⁄2 Avenue.
Taken into custody without further incident was Jayme Odash, 38 of Barron. She is being held in the Barron County jail on charges of Felony Fleeing and OWI-4th, awaiting formal charges by the Barron County District Attorney’s Office.
No injuries or damage to any property or vehicles occurred.
The Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the WI DNR.
- Per Chris Fitzgerald, Barron County Sheriff