Alexandria woman arrested, leads police on high speed chase

Tiffany Dominique Gordon, 23, 2312 Orange St., Alexandria, was booked into the Rapides Parish Jail on charges of aggravated flight from an officer, running a stop sign, expired tag and two outstanding warrants after she allegedly led officers on a chase on Monroe Street Sunday afternoon.

According to the police report, the following allegedly occurred:

While patrolling in the Reed Avenue area, officers observed a 1999 Chevrolet Lumina run a stop sign at North 18th Street and Reed Avenue. When the officer put on the emergency lights and sirens, Gordon continued in an effort to evade the officer.

Gordon ran several stop signs while driving speeds p to 65 mph or more on Monroe Streets. She refused to pull over the vehicle by disobeying several commands to stop. She continued while looking back at the officer several times in her rearview mirror and drove around another patrol vehicle that was blocking the roadway on Albert Street.

The chase ended in the 2300 block of Orange Street at a dead end. Officers ordered Gordon out of the vehicle and to get on the ground. After she was in handcuffs, officer noticed Gordon’s 5-year-old daughter in the back seat. When asked why she ran, Gordon stated, “I was just trying to get my baby home.”

The girl was released to the custody of her grandmother.

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