Woman faces multiple charges after 40-mile pursuit in Jefferson County

A 30-year-old woman is in Jefferson County Jail after leading authorities on a 40-mile long pursuit in Jefferson County.

Jefferson County, Ore. law enforcement caught up to Jeani Elyse Marlatt, 30 , of Lexington, Ore. after a pursuit of 40 miles. She faces several charges and is lodged in Jefferson County Jail. Photo provided by Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Jeani Elyse Marlatt, 30, of Lexington, reportedly led several Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Madras Police officers and a search and rescue aircraft on a pursuit of about 40 miles.

Jeani Elyse Marlatt, 30, of Lexington was arrested Apr. 18, 2017 after leading Jefferson County, Ore. law enforcement on a 40-mile pursuit. Photo provided by Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Marlatt was arrested and is lodged in Jefferson County Jail on three counts of second-degree assault, reckless driving and felony driving while suspended.