Carmi Woman Facing Multiple Charges After Fleeing Police

Carmi Woman Facing Multiple Charges After Fleeing Police

CARMI – A Carmi woman is facing drug-related and other charges after Carmi Police attempted a stop after witnessing her driving a black SUV belonging to another person in the 100 block of Herbert Street in Carmi Monday afternoon.

According to a Carmi Police press release,  37-year-old Serena J. Dunn had two active felony warrants out of White County. After police attempted to stop her, Dunn fled on foot through residential yards. After reaching her home and locking it, officers kicked the door to gain access, which Dunn struck an officer with and continued resisting. She was then pepper sprayed and taken into custody. The vehicle Dunn fled from was inventoried and drugs were found inside.

As a result, Dunn was charged with two felony White County warrants, aggravated battery of a peace officer, resisting/obstructing a peace officer, possession of methamphetamine, possession of cannabis in a motor vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She was taken to the White County Jail with bond was set at $6,000 according to the release.

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