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One person in custody following Linn County chase

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

A 39-year-old woman is in custody after leading police on a chase late Tuesday night.

A Linn County Sheriff's Deputy responded to the 7500 Block of 42nd Street NE in Cedar Rapids just before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night. The officer tried to stop a vehicle in connection to a suspicious person report when the driver failed to stop and started speeding.

The chase continued to I-380 and ended when the driver pulled into the Mercy Hospital Emergency Room parking lot. No one was injured.

The driver, Melissa Sidwell of Cedar Rapids, was taken into custody. She's charged with multiple traffic violations, and was placed in the Linn County Jail.

The chase is still under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff's Office

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