BONIFAY - After a highway pursuit on Highway 90 in Ponce de Leon that ended on Highway 87 in Geneva County, Alabama, two Walton County women are facing criminal charges in the states of Florida and Alabama.
According to a press release form Homes County Sheriff’s Office, Victoria Irene Duncan, 30, and Chandra Victoria Goodman, 34, both of DeFuniak Springs, began to elude law enforcement after a HCSO deputy activated his emergency lights near the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office substation on Highway 90 in Ponce de Leon.
"Duncan reached speeds of more than 100 mph as she continued to flee the deputy," the report said. "Traveling on a route that took the pursuit from Highway 90 to Highway 81, and into Geneva County."
Duncan and Goodman were taken into Geneva County Sheriff’s Office after the pursuit when Duncan hit her brakes, causing a GCSO’s car to hit the back of Duncan’s car, according to the report.
"Deputies observed a glass pipe lying in plain view in the vehicle, as well as what appeared to be methamphetamine lying in the front seat," the report said. "A vehicle search was conducted, during which deputies located numerous syringes and glass pipes, scales, and marijuana."
Duncan and Goodman have active warrants out of Holmes County for violation of probation in connection with a 2018 meth trafficking case. Each will be charged in Geneva County with attempting to elude law enforcement, criminal mischief, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
In Holmes County, each will be charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, and for their respective warrants. Duncan will also be charged with fleeing and eluding law enforcement and reckless driving.