New police video shows Waterford woman's violent outbursts in scout car after high speed chase ends

KEEGO HARBOR (WXYZ) - Shifra Uzilov, 22, is the Waterford woman who, police say, took officers on a dangerous high speed chase through Keego Harbor Wednesday morning with her two small children in her SUV.

In addition to video of the police chase, Action News has now obtained video of Uzilov in the back seat of a police scout car where she can be seen, repeatedly, kicking the door and banging her head against the partition while demanding information about her children.

While Keego Harbor Police say Uzilov's two daughters, ages 1 and 2, were in their car seats, we're told the two-year-old was not properly secured.

The chase began Wednesday morning after, investigators say, Uzilov rear-ended a vehicle at Cass Lake Road and Kessler Avenue, causing minor injuries to a seven-year-old boy.

We're told Uzilov got out of her SUV to look at the damage, then returned to her driver's seat and took off.

When the chase ended, police say Uzilov assaulted three police officers as they were trying to take her into custody.

And the drama didn't end there.

Once in the back of the police car, Uzilov's temper appears to explode as she kicks the car door, bangs her head and screams at the officers.

While, police say, drugs and alcohol do not appear to be factors, they tell Action News that Uzilov and her husband argued earlier Wednesday morning. It's unclear what the argument was about.

Uzilov, a waitress at a West Bloomfield coney island restaurant, is now charged with Fleeing and Eluding (felony), Malicious Destruction of Police Property (felony), Assault/Resisting & Obstructing a Police Officer (felony), Fourth Degree Child Abuse (misdemeanor), and Failure to Stop at an Injury Accident (misdemeanor).

Two lawyers appeared by Uzilov's side during her arraignment Thursday, but she later asked for a court-appointed attorney.

Uzilov's bond has been set at $100,000 cash or surety. But if she does bond out of the Oakland County Jail the judge had ordered restrictions that include a tether, no driving, no drugs/alcohol; Uzilov would only be allowed leave her home for the purposes of work or school and someone else must drive. And if she is released, Uzilov must undergo a mental health evaluation within 24 hours of her release.

At least for now, Uzilov is not allowed to be alone with her children. A judge has ordered that a third party be present and that supervising person cannot be her husband.

Action News reached Uzilov's relatives, but they declined to comment.



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