The woman facing charges in a wild police chase that took officers through the Hamtramck and Detroit area appeared in court Thursday morning for a probable cause hearing.
Valerie Margaret Mathews, 28 of Sterling Heights, is charged with fleeing and eluding third degree.
Police say Mathews started the chase when they were called to investigate a suspicious van in the area of Gable Street near Stockton in Detroit. She reportedly refused to pull over.
Chopper 7 caught the chase on camera as it was unfolding. Officers ending up tackling Mathews to end the chase.
A preliminary examination was set for Wednesday, April 19.
Mathews' attorney indicated in court that his client may also have outstanding warrants.