“I am a Floridian. Born and raised in Seminole County. I have a huge crazy family. I’m 28 but act like I’m 17 most of the time. I love to farm and shoot guys and wreck cars. I’m a redneck and proud of it. I like milk and German engineering and causing mayhem with my siblings.”–Lee Grace Dougherty*

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ABC: Lee Grace Dougherty, the Florida stripper who led her two brothers in a cross country manhunt, told police after she was wounded and captured, “I deserved to get shot.” Lee Dougherty, the oldest of the trio of heavily armed siblings, appeared in court today by video along with her two brothers, Ryan Dougherty, 21, and Dylan Dougherty Stanley, 26. They were ordered held on $1.25 million bail each. They were captured in Colorado on Wednesday after a 20 mile car chase with speeds up to 120 mph with one of the Doughertys allegedly firing an AK-47 assault rifle at pursuing cops. The chase ended when they tried to avoid spikes in the road set up by cops intended to deflate their tires, lost control of the car and the vehicle rolled over. In a police affidavit made public today, Lee Dougherty admitted to police that after the crash she was running away while carrying a machine pistol. Police said she “stopped, attempted to work the action on the pistol, and pointed the weapon directly at” Walsenburg Police Chief Chamberlain. MORE


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