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UPDATE: Marquette County fugitive arrested after high-speed chase

Chenoa Phillips was released from jail on October 18 on a bond; she removed her GPS tether and fled the treatment facility on October 26.
Mugshot for Chenoa Rae Phillips.
Mugshot for Chenoa Rae Phillips.(Marquette County Sheriff's Office/WLUC)
Published: Nov. 1, 2021 at 12:43 PM EDT|Updated: Nov. 17, 2021 at 12:02 PM EST
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MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - A wanted Marquette County fugitive has been found after a high-speed chase Wednesday morning.

According to a Wednesday press release from the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department, officers found Chenoa Phillips driving through the former K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base around 8:00 a.m. When officers attempted a traffic stop, Phillips fled.

She led officers on a pursuit at speeds upward of 99 miles per hour through Forsyth, West Branch, and Sands townships.

Officers deployed stop sticks and were able to bring her vehicle to a halt at M-553 and Taylor Road in Sands Township.

No injuries were reported.

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Forsyth Township Police Department.

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office (MSCO) is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a wanted fugitive.

On April 13 this year, 19-year-old Chenoa Rae Phillips was arrested and jailed at the Marquette County Jail on charges related to absconding from felony bond, removing her GPS tether and resisting and obstructing an officer.

The sheriff’s office says that on Oct. 18, Phillips was released from jail with a personal recognizance (PR) bond and the condition that she be released directly to a treatment facility with a GPS tether.

But, the sheriff’s office says that on Oct. 26, Phillips removed her tether and fled from the treatment facility.

Current felony warrants for Phillips include absconding and tampering with an electronic monitoring device, the sheriff’s office says.

Phillips is 5′6″ tall, weighs 138 pounds and has brown hair and hazel eyes (pictured above). She also has a floral and honeycomb neck tattoo design (pictured below).

Anyone with knowledge of Phillips’ location is asked to call the MCSO tip-line at 906-225-8441.

Neck tattoo shot for the mugshots for Chenoa Rae Phillips.
Neck tattoo shot for the mugshots for Chenoa Rae Phillips.(Marquette County Sheriff's Office/WLUC)

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