New Mexico woman arrested for stealing postal service truck .

2 months ago

The woman who has led police in a high-speed chase after stealing a postal service truck was finally arrested in Raton.

34-year-old Chanel Eskleson was arrested “without further incident.”

She was booked into the Colfax County Detention Center on numerous charges, including unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, aggravated fleeing, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery of a peace officer.

Police were notified about 8 a.m. Wednesday that a U.S. Postal Service vehicle was stolen from the Maxwell area.

It was later located on Interstate 25 and that began a pursuit involving police officers.

deputies were obliged to use Stop sticks to stop the suspect but in vain, a police vehicle who crashed with the truck ended the chase.

the suspect then surrendered peacefully, it's not clear yet if she has a lawyer.