Woman arrested fleeing from police

Southern Pines Police arrested a 30-year-old woman after she fled from officers.

On September 1, Christina Smith, of Southern Pines, fled in a vehicle from members of the Southern Pines Police Department while these members were attempting to arrest her for outstanding criminal arrest, said Southern Pines Police Department in a news release. After fleeing in a motor vehicle, Smith then fled on foot from officers until her arrest.

Smith was charged with assault on a government official, resist, delay and obstruct a public officer, felony flee to elude arrest, careless and reckless driving, and driving while license revoked.

After arrest, the suspect appeared before a Moore County magistrate where she was remanded to the Moore County Detention Center under a $2,500 secured bond pending a hearing in Moore County court.

She is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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