A Quicksburg woman was charged after she led police on a pursuit through James Madison University in Harrisonburg that ended north of the MillerCoors plant, according to state police.
Rebecca E. Frost, 34, is facing felony eluding and misdemeanor reckless driving charges in Rockingham County, an email from Sgt. Brent Coffey states.
In the city of Harrisonburg, she is charged with two counts of both felony eluding and misdemeanor reckless driving; one count of felony assault on law enforcement; one felony count of hit and run; one count of misdemeanor driving on a revoked license, Coffey states.
Frost also is facing several traffic infractions, Coffey states.
Around 6:45 p.m. Thursday, state police initiated a traffic stop for improper registration on a 2001 Hyundai Accent that was traveling east in the 700 block of Port Republic Road in Harrisonburg, Coffey states.
Frost, the driver, initially pulled over but quickly took off and the pursuit began, continuing through the JMU campus onto Interstate 81 in Rockingham County, Coffey wrote. The Hyundai was eventually contained on Route 340 just north of the MillerCoors plant, Coffey states. The plant is about 13 miles east of JMU, according to Google maps.
Frost was taken into custody and transported to Rockingham Regional Jail and was ordered held without bond, Coffey wrote. Frost is due in Harrisonburg/Rockingham County General District Court at 10 a.m. on Aug. 11.
A state police cruiser was struck during the pursuit, Coffey added. No troopers were injured during the pursuit, which reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour, Coffey added.