Victim in Wareham Pedestrian Crash Arrested on Warrant from Kansas

Fugitive suffered minor injuries when struck by vehicle...
Rachel O’Donoghue, age 38, of East Wareham was arrested on a warrant out of Kansas after being struck by a vehicle in town Tuesday. (WPD booking photo)

From the Wareham Police Department:

On Tuesday, March 12, at 10:15 p.m. officers responded to Cranberry Highway near Red Brook Road for a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian.

While investigating the incident it appeared that the female who was struck had an active warrant for her arrest from Wichita, Kansas. The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office in Kansas was contacted and confirmed the warrant.

Rachel O’Donoghue, 38, of East Wareham, was arrested by Officers Justin Silveira and Blaise Lalli, and transported to Tobey Hospital under police guard.

After treatment for minor injuries she brought to the police station and held without bail pending a court appearance on Wednesday morning.

Ms. O’Donoghue was charged with being a fugitive from justice on a court warrant.


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