Update on 19 Year Old Facing Charges After High Speed Chase

A Marquette teen who led police on a high speed chase early Tuesday morning is still in jail tonight.

19 year old Erica Weir was arrested after officers attempted to pull her over for speeding at about 1:40 Tuesday morning.

Troopers from the Negaunee post of the Michigan State police say Weir was driving a 2000 Mercedes Benz at a high rate of speed on U–S 41.

police say she turned down a side road, crashed her car and then ran to her home, where troopers found her a short time later.

She is charged in 96th district court with police officer fleeing, third degree and operating while impaired.

Her preliminary hearing on these charges is set for July 15th

Weir also had an outstanding warrant on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge.

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