Fountain woman in custody after attempt to flee

WASHINGTON COUNTY – At around 7 p.m. on August 9, Washington County SheriffÂ’s Office deputies made several attempts to complete a traffic stop of a vehicle and were unsuccessful.  

WCSO states in a release that deputies assisted the driver, identified as Rhoda Lynn Commerford, 51, of Fountain, to come to a complete stop. 

Allegedly, Commerford exited the vehicle and refused to comply. Deputies arrested Commerford after a short altercation.  

Commerford is charged with fleeing and eluding with lights and sirens active, resisting and officer with violence and battery.