Woman arrested in police chase from Burlington into Henry County

Des Moines & Henry County, Iowa -  A Burlington woman is in custody after a vehicle pursuit involving multiple agencies from Des Moines County into Henry County. 
On Friday, Feb. 2 just before midnight a Burlington police officer attempted to stop a car driven by 23-year-old Aaliayh Williams, on a suspected narcotics violation. According to officials, Williams did not stop for the officer and was last seen headed west on Highway 34 near the Broadway overpass in West Burlington, Iowa. 
Again, Williams failed to stop to an emergency vehicle and lead Des Moines County deputies on a pursuit into Henry County. Stop sticks were used by assisting Hendry County deputies, two tires of the car were punctured. 
Williams then stopped on Highway 34 near mile marker 44 in Henry County. 
Four subjects were detained without incident and the driver, Williams was arrested and transported to the Des Moines County Jail. 
Williams was booked for eluding, speeding, driving under suspension and reckless driving. 
Burlington Police and Des Moines County Sheriff's deputies were assisted by the Henry County Sheriff's Office, the Iowa State Patrol and the New London Police Department. Nobody was injured during the incident. 
It should be noted that all subjects are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. 
 


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