Berea Woman Leads Police on 100 MPH Chase on US 25


A Berea woman is behind bars after allegedly leading police on a chase on US 25 that neared 100 miles per hour. According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, 32-year-old Linda Gadd allegedly stole the vehicle before leading police on the dangerous chase.

Police detail that the chase began around 11 p.m. Saturday, where Gadd was observed swerving and driving down the two lane highway at a high rate of speed as an officer was in the area of Kingston Shell patrolling. As she was followed, it was determined by Berea Police that the vehicle had been stolen. After failing to yield at a stop sign, police gave chase and noted that Gadd almost wrecked into other cars at rates around 100 miles per hour.

The citation continues that she then spun out into a ditch where she was arrested without incident.

Gadd was charged with first-degree fleeing or evading police, speeding 26 miles or over per hour over the limit, reckless driving, first-degree wanton endangerment, disregarding a stop sign, failure to improper signal, receiving stolen property over $1,000 but less than $10,000, no operators license, and operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license.