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19-year-old woman charged with attempted murder of a police officer

Tabitha Sigler Photo: Ramsey County
Tabitha Sigler

May 18, 2019 12:40 PM

A 19-year-old woman is being charged with attempted murder after attempting to hit a police officer with a stolen Jeep.

Tabitha Sigler, 19, of Cambridge, MN is alleged to have stolen a white Jeep from a convenience store on the morning of April 20 in South St. Paul. Officers were dispatched to the location and found the vehicle driving nearby. When officers attempted to pull the vehicle over the suspect sped up and fled. Officers then pursued the suspect onto eastbound Interstate 494 where an officer attempted to deploy stop sticks. The suspect is alleged to have swerved to attempt to hit the officer. According to police the vehicle was traveling in excess of 100 miles per hour during the incident. 

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Officers later observed the Jeep hit an occupied vehicle as well as parked vehicles on west Concord Blvd/Cesar Chavez Ave at Bancroft Ave. where the suspect then fled on foot. Officers caught up with the female suspect and arrested her, she then gave multiple false names before eventually admitting to her identity. 

Sigler admitted to using Methamphetamine and Heroin the morning of the incident. 

Along with attempted murder Sigler is being charged with giving false information to police, fleeing a peace officer with a motor vehicle, theft of a motor vehicle and 2nd-degree assault.

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