Sade was a smooth operator, slipping out of Montego Bay after failing three times to answer dangerous driving charges.

The sultry-voiced singer will be arrested if and when she returns to Jamaica, Magistrate William Campbell ruled Monday after the third no-show.Sade, whose hits included "Smooth Operator" and the Grammy-winning "No Ordinary Love," was accused of leading police on a high-speed car chase along Montego Bay's coastal highway in February.

She pleaded not guilty to the three dangerous driving charges and to using abusive language with police. She faced fines of no more than $200.