Deputies arrest Bluford woman after she allegedly fled traffic stop

JEFFERSON COUNTY — A 35-year-old Bluford woman was arrested early Wednesday morning after she was reportedly fled from Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies following an attempted traffic stop.

Sonali Gammon

According to the sheriff’s department, around midnight Wednesday, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies attempted a traffic stop of a white Mazda on Markham Lane near IL Hwy 15.

The Mazda reportedly ran from the deputy into Bluford, to the residence at 204 W. Hickory Street.

The driver, Sonali Gammon, of Bluford, was arrested on charges of Driving While License Suspended and Fleeing / Attempting to Elude the Police. Gammon was transported to the Jefferson County Jail, where a subsequent search revealed her to be in possession of methamphetamine.

She was additionally charged with felony meth possession and remains in the Jefferson County Jail awaiting the formal filing of charges and the setting of bail.