Roseburg woman faces DUII and other charges after leading deputy on pursuit

A 22-year-old woman was arrested early Sunday morning after leading deputies on a pursuit south of Roseburg, according to a release from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO).

Just after 1 a.m., Nov. 5, a DCSO deputy attempted to stop a 1994 GMC Sierra pickup traveling on SE Stephens St. in Roseburg.

The driver, Amy Marie Fenton, 22, of Roseburg, reportedly did not stop, and continued south on Hwy. 99, then turned west onto Hwy. 42 towards Winston.

Amy Marie Fenton, 22, of Roseburg, was arrested Nov. 5, 2017 after allegedly leading police on a pursuit south of Roseburg. Photo courtesy of Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

The pursuit continued onto Lookingglass Rd., then to Happy Valley Rd. where a deputy deployed spike strips on the roadway.

Fenton stopped the vehicle after driving over the spike strips, then left on foot before being caught by deputies.

Fenton was arrested and taken to Douglas County Jail on charges of attempting to elude police by vehicle and foot, reckless driving and DUII-controlled substance.