A Cumberland County woman who police say was drunk driving for the third time and who allegedly crashed through a parking lot barricade, sending debris into a pursuing patrol car, was arrested after stop spikes were activated by city police, according to reports.

Beverly Kay Dodge, 40, 146 N. Village Lane, is charged with third offense driving under the influence, evading arrest, vandalism and third offense driving on a revoked license, according to police reports. She was placed under $6,000 bond and is to appear in Cumberland County General Sessions Court on Monday.

It all began Saturday morning around 4:30 a.m. when deputies were dispatched to the area of Hwy. 70 N on a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Abundant Life Church of God, according to Deputy Richard Tinch's report. As he arrived in the area, Tinch states he was forced from his lane of traffic by an oncoming 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup. He turned his patrol car around and attempted to stop the vehicle, which then traveled through a rope and concrete barrier in the church parking lot.

The driver made a U-turn and when exiting the parking lot, struck a concrete divider, scattering chunks of concrete including a large piece of which was thrown underneath the patrol car, damaging the undercarriage, Tinch wrote.

He pursued the vehicle south into Crossville where Crossville Police Ptls. Tony Akins, Chad Withrow, Brandon Tollett and Josh Brink activated stop sticks which flattened the truck's tires and safely brought an end to the pursuit.

Deputy Matt Johnson transported the suspect to the Justice Center where she reportedly passed out and could not be awakened to take a breathalyzar test, the report stated.

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