Missouri woman taken into custody after fleeing JSCO & MVPD while in Woodlawn

Missouri woman taken into custody after fleeing JSCO & MVPD while in Woodlawn

WOODLAWN, IL — A St. Louis, Missouri woman was taken into custody Saturday afternoon after a pursuit with Jefferson County Sheriff’s and the Mt. Vernon Police Department. 23-year-old Danielle Smart is currently in custody at the Jefferson County Justice Center for aggravated fleeing and reckless driving.

At 12:08pm, a JCSO deputy was assisting what appeared to be a disabled vehicle on Woodlawn Lane and Main St in Woodlawn. Smart then fled the deputy and drove through several properties’. MVPD was able to assist the JCSO in stopping the vehicle in the 8600 block of Illinois highway 15.

A male passenger in the vehicle was released at the scene.

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