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The original item was published from 2/20/2013 10:19:02 AM to 3/21/2013 12:05:01 AM.

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Posted on: February 20, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Police Dept. Press Release 2/20/2013

Tessa Rae Brangham, age 19, of Green River was arrested on 2/20/13 at 04:00 am on Uinta Drive for Eluding a Police Officer. An officer attempted to stop the car Brangham was driving when she sped up and headed south on Hwy 530. The officer pursued Brangham’s car and broke off the chase at the Blacks Fork River after reaching speeds in excess of 120 mph. Through subsequent investigation the officer learned the car’s driver and owner was Brangham. Brangham was located coming back into town in her boyfriend’s mother’s vehicle two hours after the chase began. Brangham admitted to the officer she was the driver of the car that lead the officer on the chase and she was taken into custody and transported to jail.

Officers investigated a Malicious Mischief at the FMC Park when an unknown person knocked over a porta potty owned by Western Relief Services. Anyone with information please call the GRPD at 872-0555.

A Threats report was taken at the PD when the victim came in and advised her ex-husband made an indirect threat on her life through their child.

Officers investigated a crash at the Bridger Loaf and jug parking lot when a semi trailer backed into a parked car owned by Craig Hansen. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Hansen car was estimated at under $1000 and unknown to the trailer. The investigation is ongoing.

Officers assisted ambulance personnel on Church View drive with a 69 year old female complaining of chest pains; she was transported to the hospital.

Officers assisted ambulance personnel on Hitching Post Drive with a 48 year old female who had fallen and injured her hip.

Officers assisted with a child custody exchange on Uinta Drive.

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