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Woman who stole cop car faces list of charges

Posted September 3, 2013

— A New Jersey woman who stole a Fayetteville police car Monday afternoon then crashed it at the corner of  Morganton and Skibo roads remained hospitalized Tuesday as police itemized a list of charges against her.

Ayana Kenyatta Taylor, 21, first assaulted officers with a pair of scissors, police said. Officers tried to use a Taser on her, but it didn't work.

Taylor hopped in the car and drove onto Morganton Road where she collided with four other cars.

In addition to traffic offenses for the wreck, Taylor faces charges of: 

  • assault on a government official with a deadly weapon
  • larceny of a motor vehicle
  • possession of a stolen motor vehicle and
  • resisting arrest.






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