2 women in custody after spikes strips used to stop vehicle in Hendersonville pursuit

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Two women were taken into custody early Thursday morning following a police pursuit in Hendersonville.

Hendersonville officers were notified by Gallatin police around 1 a.m. that a driver had fled from a traffic stop and was driving toward Hendersonville.

When Hendersonville police spotted the vehicle, they also tried to pull it over and the driver still refused to stop, according to Hendersonville police.

Sharon Self and Michelle Matas
Sharon Self and Michelle Matas (Courtesy: Hendersonville Police Department)

Hendersonville officers utilized spike strips to stop the car involved in the pursuit on Vietnam Veterans Boulevard near Interstate 65. Three of the four tires were flattened.

Michelle Matas and Sharon Self were taken into custody. Matas was charged with Simple Possession of Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Evading Arrest, Driving on a Revoked License, Light Law Violation, and had two Metro police warrants for Failure to be Booked.

Self was charged with Simple Possession of Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and a Williamson County warrant for Failure to Appear on a Felony Theft. Both were transported to the Sumner County Jail for booking.

Following the pursuit, officers were seen removing needles from a Crown Royal bag.

No additional information was immediately available.

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