A Berwick woman was arrested early Saturday after she allegedly stole a safe from a Lebanon business, tried to open it by running over it with her car, and then led police on a high-speed chase before she was stopped.

Maine State Police reported on Instagram that Tatiana Gagnon, 33, was charged with burglary. They said the incident began at about 4 a.m. when police responded to a burglary alarm at Hometown Mobil on Route 202. Someone had smashed in the side door of the business and removed a safe and tried to run it over with a car in an attempt to open it.

The safe became lodged under the car and dragged onto North Rochester Road, where it was abandoned.

Police said witnesses reported seeing a small blue sedan with New Hampshire plates running over the safe. Surveillance video captured the car’s plate.

Police spotted the car about 6:20 a.m. near Hometown Mobil. Maine State Police Sgt. Kevin Rooney, who tried to stop the car, was led on a high-speed chase before he managed to stop the car.

Gagnon was taken to Southern Maine Health Care in Sanford for evaluation before being booked at the York County Jail on $10,000 bail.

State police said more charges may be brought by the York County District Attorney’s Office. Gagnon is a suspect in three stolen vehicle cases in Lebanon and in New Hampshire, police said.

Correction: Tatiana Gagnon’s name was misspelled in an earlier version of this story.

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