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21-year-old Malea Rhea was arrested for evading, reckless driving, and resisting arrest on October 16th. Officer Short observed Rhea speeding past him in a brown SUV weaving in and out of traffic on Old Hickory Blvd. and activated his emergency equipment. Rhea continued to weave in and out of traffic to flee and was out of sight of the officers until she was seen exiting the vehicle about a mile down the roadway, after she ran off the roadway. Rhea was taken into custody during a traffic stop.
Malea Rhea of Old Hickory Blvd in Nashville, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on October 16th, charged with resisting arrest, evading arrest in a motor vehicle, and reckless driving. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $5,500, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave her pre-trial release from their facility.
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