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Woman who Threw Rubber Snake At Cop To Dodge Arrest For Crashing Into Multiple Cars Identified

Woman who Threw Rubber Snake At Cop To Dodge Arrest For Crashing Into Multiple Cars Identified

Woman who Threw Rubber Snake At Cop To Dodge Arrest For Crashing Into Multiple Cars Identified

Martin County, Fl (treasurecoast.com)-The Martin County Sheriff has reported that the woman who threw a rubber snake at a cop to dodge arrest for crashing into multiple cars  has been identified.

This is what they said:

The driver who led deputies on a pursuit after intentionally trying to run down an MCSO motor unit, then causing damage to two other patrol cars before causing a rollover crash of an oncoming vehicle, has been identified as 54-year old Dawn LaShawn Laprade of Vero Beach.
Woman who Threw Rubber Snake At Cop To Dodge Arrest For Crashing Into Multiple Cars Identified
Woman who Threw Rubber Snake At Cop To Dodge Arrest For Crashing Into Multiple Cars Identified

Laprade was running speeds of 80 to 100 miles per hour as she intentionally tried to run down the motor unit. The MCSO deputy on the motorcycle was able to jump off of the bike before being struck. Leprade then sped off. She was located by two other road units heading into Indiantown. While driving, she motioned to the deputies that she had a gun, and drove erratically trying to cause them to crash. She did smash into one patrol car. Laprade continued on causing a rollover crash of a pickup truck with three people inside. Deputies were able to get her stopped. When they approached the vehicle to arrest her, she threw a snake at the deputy, causing him to deploy his taser. She was taken into custody. Afterwards, deputy located that snake and found it to be rubber.

Woman who Threw Rubber Snake At Cop To Dodge Arrest For Crashing Into Multiple Cars Identified
Woman who Threw Rubber Snake At Cop To Dodge Arrest For Crashing Into Multiple Cars Identified

The three motorists in the truck were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Deputies were not injured.

Dawn Laprade was charged with four counts of aggravated assault on a police officer and fleeing and eluding. Her bond is $90,000 and additional charges are possible.

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