NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office arrested a 30-year-old woman Tuesday in connection to allegations that she stole one vehicle, wrecked it, and then assaulted the driver of another vehicle before she locked herself inside it.
Jessica Dawn Fancher, of Nacogdoches, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on second-degree robbery charge, a second-degree burglary of a habitation charge, third-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle charge, and outstanding misdemeanor warrants for driving while license invalid and failure to control speed.
Collectively, Fancher's bail amount has been set at $27,500 for the three felony charges.
According to the arrest affidavit, NCSO deputies were dispatched out to the 1100 block of FM 3314 to check out a report of a vehicle theft at about 7:08 p.m. Tuesday. When they got to the scene, they spoke to Fancher, who allegedly admitted to stealing the vehicle and said she didn't know who owned it.
The NCSO deputies found the wrecked vehicle a short time later. Witnesses said they saw Fancher driving the stolen vehicle, the affidavit stated.
Further investigation revealed that after Fancher wrecked the stolen vehicle, she entered another vehicle, pushed its owner, and locked herself inside, the affidavit stated.
The NCSO deputies also learned that Fancher broke in to a home on County Road 805 and stole the keys to the vehicle she wrecked.