Winchester Woman Allegedly Steals Vehicle, Leads Police on Multi-County Chase


A police chase which took place on I-64 during New Year’s Day has left a woman behind bars with an assortment of charges.

According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Rose Crim of Wichester stole a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer at a Winchester McDonald’s. When authorities arrived, Crim reportedly left the parking lot and initiated a police pursuit.

Officials attempted to force Crim’s vehicle to stop, however she began attempting to hit enforcement vehicles with the large SUV. Crim would later be spotted traveling East on I-64.

The chase came to an end after Crim took the Morehead exit before re-entering the eastbound lanes. According to officials, she struck a pedestrian vehicle during this maneuver. Following this, officers were able to bring her vehicle to a stop near the Rowan and Carter County line.

Crim was lodged in the Clark County Detention Center where she was charged with Speeding 25mph Over Limit, Operating on a Suspended License, 1st Degree Wanton Endangerment, 1st Degree Evading Police, and Theft By Unlawful Taking (Auto) under $10,000.