- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 8, 2016

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A northern New Mexico woman is facing charges after deputies say she led authorities on a high-speed chase while nude.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (https://goo.gl/9Uywb3) Barbara Arellano was arrested late Saturday following reports a driver was throwing items out of a vehicle on Interstate 25.

According to Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office, the 51-year-old Arellano did not pull over when deputies tried to pull her over then led them on a chase that hit 100 mph.

Deputies say Arellano crashed her Toyota Rav-4 into a pickup and exited her vehicle naked.

Authorities say she tried to flee but was caught by deputies.

The Chamisal, New Mexico resident faces a number of charges, including drunken driving.

It was not known if she had an attorney.


Information from: The Santa Fe New Mexican, https://www.sfnewmexican.com

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