Elkins Woman Arrested For Auto Theft

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Elkins woman on a auto theft charge.

Melinda Sharon Higgins is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and fleeing in a vehicle with reckless indifference.

Sheriff deputies stopped Higgins after a pursuit in the Valley Bend area on Monday.

An investigation discovered that Higgins’ license was revoked for DUI and she is a fugitive from Florida.

The vehicle she was operating in the pursuit was also reported stolen from Florida.