Durham Police Department employee charged with fleeing, resisting arrest
Posted April 19
Updated April 20
Durham, N.C. — A Durham Police Department employee was arrested Tuesday after she refused to stop when an officer tried to pull her over, according to a police spokesperson.
LaTosha Miles, the department's personnel manager, was initially stopped by an officer for speeding on Interstate 85 at about 7:40 a.m. Tuesday.
Officers followed her vehicle briefly, with sirens and lights on, and then put out a description of the vehicle when she did not stop. The vehicle was stopped a short time later near Sandy Ridge Elementary School on Old Oxford Highway, officers said.
Miles was charged with speeding, resisting, delaying and obstructing an officer and misdemeanor fleeing/eluding arrest.
She is currently on administrative leave while the incident is under investigation.
Miles joined the Durham Police Department in March 2014.