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Woman wrestles deputy for gun, tries to hijack patrol car
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A Morrison woman faces nine charges after she led lawmen on a harrowing car chase and then wrestled with a deputy over his gun Saturday afternoon.The suspect, Lori R. Mayo, 37, is charged with armed assault, resisting arrest, evading arrest, second-offense DUI, and driving on a suspended license.Her charges come after a motorist reported seeing the woman driving erratically in her Nissan Altima on Sparta Highway. When deputies arrived, Mayo reportedly took off at high speeds, running onto the wrong side of the four-lane highway in an attempt to evade capture. She was forced onto the median by pursuing officers fearing she would hit someone head-on.Mayo’s vehicle became stuck, according to sheriff’s reports, prompting her to bail out of her car and run away on foot.