Fayetteville Police Department said an officer saw a driver in a Chevrolet Impala run a stop sign at Dashland and Fieldcrest drives. That driver then opened fire at the officer.
Later, Desiree Breshay Smith was apprehended at a traffic stop. A stolen gun was found in her car along with shell casings from the shooting.
Smith, 26, was charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, possession of a stolen firearm, felony flee to elude arrest, failure to stop at a stop sign and careless and reckless driving.
Smith was booked into the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $25,000 secured bond.
In court Monday, Smith told Judge Stephen Stokes that she had never been in any trouble and had a stable job and went to school.
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said she has been in trouble with the law before.
The judge raised her bond to $100,000.
Her next court appearance is December 12.