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UPDATE: Portage Co. woman accused of driving wrong way enters not guilty plea

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PORTAGE COUNTY (WAOW) -

The woman officials say drove the wrong way on I-39 entered a not guilty plea today on all eight charges she faces.

According to the criminal complaint, 62-year-old Shirley Hogrefe admitted to driving the wrong way on purpose. The chase lasted for several minutes, and officials say it ended after Hogrefe hit multiple cars. They say none of those drivers was seriously injured.

She is currently facing eight felonies, including her fifth OWI.

Hogrefe is currently being held in the Portage County jail on a $25,000 cash bond.

Her attorney was not immediately available for comment. 

 

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