Plant City woman in her birthday suit leads police on a 110 mph chase

HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. – According to reports, a Florida woman led state troopers on a 110 mph chase across multiple jurisdictions on May 22nd.

A police pursuit of an alleged stolen vehicle was initiated in Gilchrist County Saturday morning. Authorities say the Florida Highway Patrol was contacted and informed about the pursuit by the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s office.

The stolen vehicle was a 2009 Cadillac sedan and was initially spotted by a trooper in Hernando County.

According to reports, the trooper attempted to pull over the driver of the Cadillac, but the driver, reportedly from Plant City, decided to take off at 110 mph.

The pursuit took place on Interstate 75, and authorities say it took a PIT maneuver to stop and detain the woman.

Rachael Lynn Stefancich, 24, was the woman behind the wheel that day.  

Stefancich was reportedly in little to no clothes at the time of her arrest.

Authorities say she was immediately arrested for grand theft auto along with other charges, including reckless driving, fleeing and eluding, and more.

The near-naked suspect was also in possession of methamphetamine and was driving while her license was suspended.

The grand theft auto suspect was booked in Florida’s Hernando County Jail. (Ref: WFLA-TV / Image courtesy of Hernando County Jail)


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