Brittany Miles, charged with DUI, dragging deputy with car, sentenced to 15 years

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. - Brittany Miles was sentenced to 15 years Tuesday morning after being convicted of battery on a law enforcement officer, driving under the influence, and fleeing and eluding. 

Miles, 24, is the young woman who was stopped by Pasco County deputies for a DUI in Hudson, then broke away and led them on a chase in 2011.

By the time it was over, a motorcyclist was dead and a deputy injured.

During the high speed chase, speeds reached 100 mph and a motorcyclist was killed, but that was not part of this case.

Miles was on trial for driving under the influence, escape and fleeing a law enforcement officer---she told the court she was guilty of those charges.  

However, the last charge, attempted felony murder, she has contested.

That charge came when a deputy tried to stop her by jumping on her vehicle and she sped off, dragging the deputy.

The deputy suffered a broken leg and a concussion.

The jury decided to reduce that charge and found her guilty of battery on a law enforcement officer in early November. ( )

The judge could have given her 35 years, but he allowed her sentences to be concurrent.

As for the biker that was killed, she is expected to go on trial for his death in January.

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