Grandmother indicted for leading police on high-speed chase with grandson in the car
DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - A grandmother has been indicted after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase and leaving her grandson in the car when she bailed out.
Diona Murray, 43, was reportedly seen shoplifting from the Englewood Walmart on July 10. An officer spotted her vehicle and tried to stop it, but she refused to stop and led police on a chase of speeds almost hitting 90 mph before crashing into a fence in Clayton. Murray then reported bailed out with a juvenile passenger, but left her 7-year-old grandson in the vehicle.
She;s been indicted on one count of failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer, one count of receiving stolen property, one count of endangering children and one count of petty theft. She's being held on a $50,000 bond, and is set to be arraigned on August 14.
"It is inconceivable that this defendant would endanger so many lives, including her own grandson, to get away from the police for a theft from Walmart," Prosecuting Attorney Mat Heck, Jr., said.