Woman leaves metro courthouse, ‘chooses’ not to return for her trial, deputies say

Deputies say a woman left a Carroll County courthouse and chose not to return for her trial.

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According to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Kimberly Housen stood trial this week and when court broke Wednesday, she left the courthouse.

Officials said she was out on bond and not in custody and chose not to return to her trial after lunch.

She was found and arrested on Friday. She is currently being held in the Carroll County Jail without bond.


She was first arrested on October 20, 2017, for fleeing, obstruction, reckless driving and driving on a suspended license. Housen was released on bond on October 26, 2018.

A Carroll County jury found her guilty and she was sentenced to prison.

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Deputies describe Housen as 5 feet, 5 inches tall, and weighing 220 pounds. She has brown hair, green eyes and a large tattoo on the lower part of one of her legs.


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