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. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on