Cohasset Police Department

Weymouth female arrested following pursuit

Cohasset Police Officers responded to the Mobile Mart Gas Station on King Street, Cohasset, at about 9:30pm on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. A cellphone caller reported that a female, who was acting bizarre in the parking lot, approached his vehicle, opened the door, and threw a bottle, striking him with it.

As police officers arrived, the female entered a 2008 Hyundai sedan and fled from the parking lot at a high rate of speed. Officers attempted to stop her utilizing their blue lights and siren, but she refused to yield. She continued north on Rte. 3A and entered the Town of Hingham. Hingham police joined the pursuit, as it continued north on 3A towards Weymouth and Quincy. As the Hyundai crossed over the Fore River Bridge into Quincy, the Quincy Police joined the pursuit.

At the intersection of Washington Street and McGrath Highway in Quincy, the female operator rammed a Hingham Police cruiser that was attempting to block her in. At that time, Officers from Cohasset, Hingham, and Quincy, were able to pull the female from the drivers seat and place her into custody. She was identified as Cherylann Kelley, 43-years of age, from Weymouth. She was brought back to Cohasset Police headquarters and booked on the following charges: OUI liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop for a police officer, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon to wit a bottle, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon to wit a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, and several other motor vehicle charges. She was held overnight at CPD and will be arraigned in Quincy District Court on Wednesday, December 23, 2015.

William Quigley, Cohasset’s Chief of Police, praised the officers. He said, “This pursuit was conducted in a safe, professional manner, and exactly inline with our policies. Nobody was injured and the property damage was very minor.  The officers did a great job and everyone is safe.”