ROCHESTER, Minn. – A woman arrested after a late night car chase is pleading not guilty.
Cassandra Danielle Jessel, 22 of Rochester, is charged with theft of a motor vehicle and fleeing a peace officer. No trial date has been set due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Jessel was arrested on July 17 after Rochester police say she was seen around 3 am driving a pickup truck on the curb and then swerving into oncoming traffic. Jessel is accused of trying to avoid a traffic stop before getting tuck in a ditch.
Authorities say no drugs or alcohol were involved in this incident.