Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
S. Utah woman sentenced for commandeering cop car
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

St. George • A 48-year-old Washington, Utah, woman could spend the rest of her life in prison after being sentenced for commandeering a police car at gunpoint in November.

The Spectrum reports Jo Ann Boone was sentenced to a maximum of life in prison Thursday, two days after she was ordered to a 15-year term in federal prison on charges stemming from the same incident.

Boone's hands were cuffed behind her back when she was taken to the Washington County Jail on Nov. 19. Police say she pulled a handgun from her pants as the officer was letting her out of the back seat.

Authorities say she was able to get her cuffed hands in front of her and take the police car on a high-speed chase before her tires were deflated.

Article Tools

 Print Friendly
Photos
 
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Login to the Electronic Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.