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February 15 07:32 PM

Woman Who Escaped Police Custody Says She'd Do It Again

Donna Atkins says she'd probably escape again - By Chris Redford


A woman who escaped police custody Friday night says she'd do it again.

Shreveport police say Donna Atkins, 40, was in custody after being arrested for possession of meth when she maneuvered the cuffs from behind her back to her front and unlocked the door to the patrol car through a window which had been left cracked so she could breathe easier.

She was gone for about fifteen minutes before a man living a few blocks away spotted her hiding in the bushes in front of his house.  He alerted officers to where she was hiding.

Shreveport police say Atkins was one of three people arrested in the 4600 of Steere following a road rage incident. 

Officers say they found meth and marijuana inside one of the vehicles and cocaine inside a house.  The house is said to be a well-known drug house.

Atkins was taken to jail for simple escape which is a felony and possession of meth and prescription pills.

In an interview with the inquisitor.com, Atkins says she'd probably do it again.

Watch the video for more of her comments.


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