PORTAGE, Ind. — Panties, bras and other shoplifted items were tossed from a car being chased by police at speeds nearly reaching 100 mph in northwestern Indiana.
The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that the driver, 34-year-old Holly Sansone, almost struck other vehicles Wednesday evening before her car tires were shredded by spikes laid across a roadway by police.
Four bras, 14 pairs of panties, two candles and some air freshener refills -- all valued at about $445 -- are believed to have been stolen from a retail store in Portage, east of Gary.
The chase started when officers investigating the shoplifting approached Sansone about 6:30 p.m. She was arrested when her car was stopped in Chesterton.
Sansone faces fleeing and resisting law enforcement, theft and reckless driving charges.