BEND, OR -- A California woman was arrested on multiple charges, north of Bend, early Tuesday morning. According to Bend Police, 66-year-old Larklyn Blunck was seen swerving "all over the roadway" on Highway 97 near Empire, at about 5:30 a.m. Officers found the Silver Nissan Rogue and attempted to pull it over, but the driver didn't stop.
They pursued the car northbound, but authorities say speeds did not exceed 60 mph. Deschutes County Sheriff's deputies deployed spike strips to deflate Blunck's tires, but she continued. Deputies then conducted a PIT maneuver on Highway 97 near SW Quarry Avenue.
Blunck was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, Attempting to Elude, Reckless Endangering and Reckless Driving.