On November 21, 2021, Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on 25th Street near Talley Road. Radar confirmed that the vehicle’s speed was twice that of the posted speed limit.
As deputies attempted a traffic stop, the vehicle pulled into a driveway at a residence in the 6000 block of E 25th Street. The driver then drove through the grass and into another driveway.
The driver, later identified as Stephanie Denney, 34, Columbus, exited the vehicle and ran into the residence.
A short time later, she was remanded to the Bartholomew County Jail on preliminary charges involving allegations of:
Operating while intoxicated
Operating while intoxicated – Endangering a person
Resisting law enforcement
All persons are considered innocent unless/until proven guilty in a court of law.
Primary Deputy: Deputy Dylan Prather
Assisting: Sergeant Andrew Dougan, CPD Officer Andrew Plank, CPD Officer Logan Adams
Other agencies on scene: Columbus Police Department