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Woman allegedly led police on a pursuit across Glendale

November 21, 2013|By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com
  • Stephanie Tavulares was arrested on suspicion of leading Glendale police on a pursuit on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.
Stephanie Tavulares was arrested on suspicion of leading… (Courtesy of the…)

Prosecutors have filed a felony charge against a Las Vegas woman after she allegedly led Glendale police on a pursuit Friday through the city and across several highways.

Stephane Tavulares, 20, faces a felony count of evading police and three misdemeanor charges, which include hit-and-run driving, being unlicensed and driving the wrong way, according to a criminal complaint with Los Angeles County Superior Court.

The pursuit began at 9:26 p.m. when a Glendale police officer tried to stop her Toyota Camry at Colorado Street and Chevy Chase Drive for an expired registration, according to Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot.

But Tavulares, who was accompanied by a passenger, reportedly continued driving and crashed into a telephone pole at Adams Street and Lomita Avenue.

But the collision didn't deter Tavulares from trying to flee from police.

She reportedly led police on a pursuit through city streets and on the Glendale (2) and Golden State (5) freeways.

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The pursuit finally came to an end when Tavulares stopped the vehicle at Duvall Street and Blake Avenue in Los Angeles, where she was taken into custody.

She remained in custody on Wednesday in lieu of $90,000 bail.

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