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Deputies: Florida woman fakes medical episode to avoid arrest

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Posted at 10:35 AM, Dec 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-26 12:42:41-05

When Pasco County deputies attempted to arrest a woman on multiple warrants, they say she faked a medical episode trying to avoid arrest.

Alicia Dawn Guthrie, 40, had multiple warrants and was located by deputies in Pasco County on Dec. 24. When deputies made contact with her, deputies said she tried to fake a medical episode to avoid arrest.

After medical personnel cleared Guthrie, she was arrested on the active warrants from Hernando County, in which no bond was allowed. 

Pasco County warrants bond totaled $235,065 as well as DWLS/R knowingly.

When deputies searched Guthrie's vehicle, they found a large quantity of personal identification documents, which included a U.S. passport, a stack of credit cards from a total of eight people, blank checks, medical insurance cards, AAA cards, Sam's Club cards), all of which appeared to have been stolen at some point in time.

They also found various items of jewelry, flashlights, two-way radios, five baggies of methamphetamine, glass smoking pipes, and a snorting straw in her purse.

Guthrie told deputies she knew the items were in her truck and she said she was going to throw the items away as someone else put the items in her truck.

An investigation into further charges is ongoing.

Guthrie ended her day with 10 charges from the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.