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Hayti woman arrested after high-speed chase

Shirley Jean McVay (Source: Pemiscot Co. Jail) Shirley Jean McVay (Source: Pemiscot Co. Jail)

STEELE. MO (KAIT) – A Hayti woman was arrested after she refused to stop for police.

On Wednesday, Hayti police attempted to stop Shirley McVay, 34, who was driving a Suzuki Aerio and refused to stop.

McVay drove to Steele, traveling at a high rate of speed. A Steele police officer tried to get her to stop.

The report states that McVay lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a ditch. 

A juvenile passenger was in the car during the incident and was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure.  

McVay was taken to the Pemiscot County Jail and charged with probation violation, felony resisting arrest by fleeing and endangering the welfare of a child.

Her bond was set at $50,000.

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