HARTLEY—A 33-year-old Spencer woman faces another charge stemming from a high-speed chase near Hartley on Feb. 10.
Madison Marie Selzer was arrested Wednesday, March 31, on an O’Brien County warrant for first-offense operating while under the influence.
She was the driver of a 2011 Honda CR-V that a deputy tried to stop about four miles southeast of Hartley about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, according to the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office.
The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit ensued before the vehicle crashed in the 3700 mile of 110th Avenue, one mile into Clay County.
A search warrant was obtained for the vehicle. Methamphetamine pipes, syringes, a glass jar with marijuana, a small spoon with residue and a digital scale were located.
Selzer was charged with second-degree theft; possession of a controlled substance — meth — third or subsequent offense; second-offense eluding at speeds over 25 over the limit; possession of a controlled substance — marijuana — third or subsequent offense; driving while barred; possession of drug paraphernalia; speeding 91 mph in a 55-mph zone; failure to yield half the roadway; and driving while suspended.
A passenger, 29-year-old Joseph Paul Peterson of Fort Dodge, also was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance — meth — third or subsequent offense; possession of a controlled substance — marijuana — third or subsequent offense; and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A sample of Selzer’s blood was sent to the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Criminalistics Laboratory in Ankeny, where it tested positive for amphetamines and marijuana metabolites.
An arrest warrant was issued March 30.