Watch CBS News

Woman Accused Of Stealing Sheriff's SUV Has Preliminary Hearing Set

GEORGETOWN, Colo. (CBS4) - The woman accused of stealing a sheriff's car and leading officers on a chase will have her preliminary hearing later this spring.

Shelby Figueroa was in Clear Creek County Court on Tuesday. Police say she was drunk and high last fall when they pulled her over for driving too slow on Interstate 70 near Georgetown.

Police say Figueroa slipped out of her handcuffs cuffs, stole a jail transport SUV, and lead officers on a chase before crashing near Frisco.

The preliminary hearing is set for March 20.

Shelby Figueroa
Shelby Figueroa, right (credit: Clear Creek County Sheriff) and the scene of the crash (credit: CBS)
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.