Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested after police pursuit

Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested after police pursuit
Lindsey Hoyle (Source: Spotsylvania Police)

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (WWBT) - The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office says a woman has been arrested after leading police on a pursuit.

On Jan. 5 at approximately 6:45 p.m., a deputy saw a Lincoln SUV being driven by a wanted person in the area of Pullen Drive.

The deputy attempted to stop the vehicle and the driver failed to pull over and increased their speed, according to police.

A pursuit was initiated and continued for several miles through Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg and then back into Spotsylvania.

With the help of Virginia State Police, the vehicle was stopped in the area of Plank Road and Taskforce Drive.

Police say the driver, identified as Lindsey Michelle Hoyle, 31, of Stafford, was arrested for:

  • Driving while intoxicated
  • DUI Refusal
  • Reckless driving
  • Felony eluding
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of stolen property
  • An outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court for an original charge of possession of a scheduled drug

Police also say the license plate tag on the vehicle was reported stolen out of Stafford County.

Hoyle was held on no bond at the Rappahannock Regional Jail.

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