Ashland Woman Accused of Slipping Cuffs and Stealing Patrol Car


An Ashland woman is underarrest and accused of slipping out of her handcuffs before driving away in apatrol car.

Officials say23-year-old Jessica Lewin threatened her sister with a knife on June30th and then forcing her to drive for several miles.

Lewin was arrestedand placed in the front seat of a patrol car. Authorities say she then escapedher handcuffs and drove away in that patrol car.

The car was foundlater with Lewin sleeping nearby.

Lewin faces severalcharges including theft, reckless driving and use of a deadly weapon.