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Armed suspect arrested after high-speed chase in Redding

Redding police arrested a woman that threatened officers with a knife after a high-speed chase on Monday.

Posted: Jun 11, 2019 3:16 PM

REDDING, Calif. - Redding police arrested a woman that threatened officers with a knife after a high-speed chase on Monday.

The incident started around 5 p.m. when police officers spotted a stolen car in the area of Poppy Hills Drive and Twin View Boulevard. 

Authorities were able to remove two passengers from the car, but another woman in the vehicle drove away from officers. 

Officers chased after her into a neighborhood off of Balls Ferry Road.

Police eventually cornered Telena McCovey, 36, of Redding, in a cul-de-sac. Then, McCovey rammed into a California Highway Patrol vehicle. 

Officers said she then grabbed a large knife from under the seat and started stabbing the steering wheel and waving it at officers. 

McCovey eventually surrendered and was booked into Shasta County Jail for two outstanding felony warrants, felony evading, assault with a deadly weapon, vehicle theft, possession of a stolen vehicle and brandishing

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