The vehicle was ultimately stopped and Dowling and her passenger (Kendrick) were arrested. Upon conclusion of the pursuit, deputies learned that Dowling’s six-year-old daughter was seated in the rear of the vehicle. Dowling was found to have marijuana on her person, and additional marijuana was also located inside the vehicle. The child was not injured and was released to the custody of a family member.
Dowling was charged with Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property, Aggravated Obstruction of a Highway of Commerce, Cruelty to Juveniles, Aggravated Flight from an Officer, Possession of Marijuana, Driving Across Median, and Driving Under Suspension
Kendrick was charged with Attempt/Disarming of a Peace Officer, Resisting an Officer, and Simple Possession of Marijuana.