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Tweed woman allegedly flees officers during arrest on Hwy. 401: Quinte West OPP

A Tweed woman is accused of fleeing Quinte West OPP during an arrest on Highway 401 on Friday.
A Tweed woman is accused of fleeing Quinte West OPP during an arrest on Highway 401 on Friday. Global News

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to reflect the latest information supplied by police. 

A Tweed, Ont., woman faces multiple charges after allegedly fleeing from police during a traffic stop in Quinte West early Friday.

According to Quinte West OPP, shortly after midnight, officers responded to a report of an erratic driver travelling eastbound on Highway 401 through the Quinte West area. Officers located and stopped the suspect vehicle on the highway, east of Wallbridge Loyalist Road.

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Police say officers attempted to place the driver under arrest and they allegedly drove away.

Around 2 a.m., the suspect was located in Marlbank by Napanee OPP and was arrested without incident.

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Hollie Alicia Leveque, 28, of Tweed was charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, flight from a peace officer and escaping lawful custody.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Belleville on Oct. 1, OPP said.

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