Arizona DUI suspect allegedly tells deputies ‘You know I am drunk’

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Arizona Woman Arrested After Speeding, Allegedly Telling Deputies "You Know I Am Drunk"

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

An Arizona woman evaded police squad cars and a helicopter before she was arrested on DUI charges.

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Taylor Ashburn, 21, was allegedly clocked driving 110 mph in a 60 mph zone Jan. 23.

Authorities said Ashburn sped off when an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper tried to pull her over.

KPNX reported a Mesa police helicopter followed Ashburn's vehicle to a home in Gilbert.

Deputies said they found Ashburn sitting behind the wheel, where she allegedly admitted to “drinking a lot of alcohol.”

A police report said she told troopers, "You know I am drunk." A breathalyzer test showed she had a blood alcohol content of .182, according to deputies.

Ashburn is facing charges of unlawful flight and extreme DUI, according to KPHO.

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