On Wednesday, April 21, just before 5pm, a Barron County Deputy observed a van passing a car on Hwy 25, just north of Barron, in a no passing zone. As the deputy went to stop the vehicle it sped up and failed to stop for the deputy. A
chase ensued for about 11 miles when the driver came to a stop on 13 1⁄2 Street and 20 1⁄2 Avenue.
Taken into custody without further incident was 38 year old Jayme Odash, of Barron. She is being held in the Barron County jail on charges of Felony Fleeing and OWI-4th, awaiting formal charges by the Barron County District Attorney’s Office. No injuries or damage to any property or vehicles occurred. The Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the WI DNR.