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Somerset County woman charged with eluding police

READINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A 46-year-old Somerset County woman is facing several charges after she allegedly eluded police in Readington Township Thursday morning.

Lisa Okurowski of Branchburg was charged with eluding, resisting arrest by flight, speeding, failure to pull over for an emergency vehicle, reckless, unsafe lane change, and unsafe tires.

Officers were dispatched at around 8:25 a.m. to Route 22 west for a vehicle that was eluding Branchburg Police, police said.

An officer located the vehicle, which was driven by Okurowski, on Route 22 west near Route 523. The officer attempted to stop Okurowski and she allegedly eluded the officer on Route 22 west, police said.

Okurowski surrendered to police officers of Readington Township and Clinton Township on Main St. in Lebanon Borough, police said.

Okurowski was later released pending a court appearance.

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