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Woman arrested after allegedly stealing and crashing CSPD cruiser

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Posted at 8:49 AM, Nov 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-11 17:37:32-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — A woman is in police custody after officers say she stole a police cruiser and crashed it on North Nevada Avenue early Saturday morning.

Officers were investigating some sort of disturbance at the 4200 block of North Nevada when a woman, Crystal Grondahl got into the cruiser and sped off in the car.

Then, officers say Grondahl crashed the cruiser near Penrose hospital. Afterwards, she tried to run away- police quickly caught and arrested her. Officers haven't said how exactly the woman crashed the cruiser.

Colorado Springs police say there were no serious injuries reported, and other than the police cruiser- no vehicles or private property were damaged.