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Police: Woman flees from West York officer on bike
A York City woman who knew she had warrants took off from West York Police on a bicycle before jumping two fences in an attempt to get away, according to officials.
West York Police say an officer had to use a Taser on Amanda Lee Fuller.
Fuller, 33, of the 200 block of Park Place, is charged with flight to avoid apprehension, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and summary traffic violations.
Incident: Officer Tyler Clayton spotted Fuller riding a bike without lights while going the wrong way on Dewey Street in the area of West Poplar Street at 12:40 a.m. June 5, court documents state.
Police say Clayton approached her in his car, but she moved onto the sidewalk and took off, heading westbound through the 1100 block of block of St. Paul Street.
Clayton turned on his emergency lights to get her to stop, but she continued pedaling at a "high rate of speed," charging documents state.
Fuller went east on West Polar Street to the 1100 block, hopped onto a sidewalk, then rode south mid-block between homes, officials said. At that point, she ditched the bike and ran into a backyard, then east through other yards, jumping two fences, according to police.
Clayton told her to stop, but she didn't and continued through a breezeway back toward West Poplar Street, charging documents indicate. Clayton wrote in the affidavit of probable cause that he said he would use his Taser on her if she did not stop.
That didn't make her stop, and she ran east on the south side of West Poplar Street, then south through another breezeway, charging documents state.
It was there that Fuller stunned her, causing her to stop, police said. Police took her into custody, and she told Clayton that she was in the area to buy heroin, according to officials.
Fuller knew she had a warrant for receiving stolen property, and she apologized for running, documents state.
Fuller was taken to the county's central booking unit for arraignment. She was sent to York County Prison in lieu of $7,500 bail.
Previous charge: Northern York County Regional Police say Fuller stole a package from a North York resident's front porch in the 700 block of North George Street on April 29. In that case, Fuller is charged with theft and receiving stolen property.
At the time of the new charges, Fuller was free on $25,000 unsecured bail on charges of receiving stolen property, drug paraphernalia and driving without a license from December, according to online court records.
On Friday, June 8, her bail was revoked in that case, those records state.
Fuller's preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 12 at District Judge Jennifer J.P. Clancy's office.
— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at email@example.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.