ISP arrest Fort Wayne woman after pursuit early Monday morning

Nori E. Shepherd
Nori E. Shepherd(Grant County Jail)
Published: Nov. 7, 2023 at 8:45 PM EST
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GRANT COUNTY, Ind. (WPTA) - Indiana State Police (ISP) have arrested a Fort Wayne woman after a high-speed chase through Grant, Huntington, and Allen Counties early Monday morning.

Per a release from ISP, an officer attempted a traffic stop on Nori Shepherd, 39, of Fort Wayne because her taillights were off. Shepherd fled at high speed, reaching over 100 miles per hour.

Officers in the Warren Police Department used a tire deflation device on Shepherd’s vehicle, and she ultimately stopped near the 299-mile marker on I-69. Per the report, she displayed signs of impairment and was taken into custody without incident.

While searching her vehicle, police say they found drug paraphernalia and marijuana. Shepherd was also found to have a suspended license and two active warrants.

Shepherd is preliminarily charged with:

  • Resisting Law Enforcement with a Vehicle- Level 5 Felony
  • Obstruction of Justice- Level 6 Felony
  • Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated- A Misdemeanor
  • Resisting Law Enforcement- A Misdemeanor
  • Driving While Suspended/Prior- A Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Marijuana- B Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Paraphernalia- C Misdemeanor