JCPD: Woman arrested after fleeing officers, driving through downtown park

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn (WJHL) – The Johnson City Police Department made an arrest Saturday morning after a driver reportedly evaded arrest and was recklessly driving.

According to a release from JCPD, the driver, identified as Patricia G. Duenaz, fled the scene after an officer attempted to perform a traffic stop.

The release states that after the traffic stop was discontinued, Duenaz continued to drive recklessly in a downtown park through pedestrian areas. Officers then arrested the suspect after she crashed the vehicle and attempted to run away on foot.

Duenaz is currently being held at Washington County Detention Center.

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