SEE: Cruiser cam released of pursuit after reported armed carjacking


UPDATE @ 5:35 p.m. (Nov. 20): See cruiser cam video of the Nov. 11 pursuit and crash stemming from a carjacking incident in Dayton.

Got a tip? Call our monitored 24-hour line, 937-259-2237, or send it to newsdesk@cmgohio. com

UPDATE @ 12:30 a.m. (Nov. 11)

Police said they are continuing to look for suspects in the Friday afternoon carjacking.

UPDATE @ 6:10 p.m. (Nov. 10)

A carjacking suspect was caught this afternoon hiding inside a vacant house after a police pursuit ended in a car crash.

Police are still looking for other suspects who stole a car at gunpoint from a man in the area of Hoover and Gettysburg avenues about 2:10 p.m., Dayton police Lt. Eric Sheldon said.

“There were several suspects that robbed the owner at gunpoint,” he said.

>> Elderly man hit by car in Dayton suffers life-threatening injuries

Dayton police spotted the stolen car in the area of James H. McGee Boulevard and Gettysburg Avenue. At that point, only the driver was in the car, Sheldon said.

“They attempted to apprehend the driver. He fled and then officers chased the suspect in their vehicles and it ended up here at Cornell (Drive) and Tennyson (Avenue) where it crashed into a fence.

>> Fairborn paramedic tending OD patient overdoses on way to hospital

“The driver of the vehicle fled on foot and some of our officers were able to locate him hiding in a vacant house,” Sheldon said.

No one was injured, but the stolen car and a police cruiser had to be towed. The cruiser was damaged after the chase went off the road through a field when it hit a curb.

The name and age of the suspect arrested has not yet been released. Police said the suspects likely would face aggravated robbery charges.

FIRST REPORT

A police chase has ended with a crash in the area of Tennyson Avenue and Cornell Drive, according to initial reports.

>> Local crime news

The crash was reported about 3:45 p.m.

We’re working to learn more.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

‘Stand Your Ground’ gun bill headed for vote in Ohio House next week
‘Stand Your Ground’ gun bill headed for vote in Ohio House next week

A controversial ‘Stand Your Ground’ gun bill will likely get a floor vote in the Ohio House next week and even if Gov. John Kasich follows through with his veto promise, there would be enough support to override a veto, said Speaker Ryan Smith, R-Bidwell. House Bill 228 would give armed Ohioans the right to ‘stand your ground&rsquo...
NEW DETAILS: Seven Mile temporarily bans new medical marijuana dispensary
NEW DETAILS: Seven Mile temporarily bans new medical marijuana dispensary

The state approved earlier this month two provisional medical marijuana dispensary licenses for Butler County, but the tiny village of Seven Mile has issued an emergency, temporary ban, preventing the new business from locating there. Seven Mile Mayor Vivian Gorsuch told the Journal-News she doesn’t agree with the nine-month moratorium that passed...
Grand jury next for Springboro arrest streamed live on Facebook
Grand jury next for Springboro arrest streamed live on Facebook

A Warren County grand jury will review the case against Samuel Ronan, the former political candidate arrested earlier this month after a struggle with Springboro police. Judge Gary Loxley bound over the case against Ronan, 28, of Springboro, after ruling there was probable cause to indicate he obstructed justice on June 9. Loxley ruled immediately...
Storm knocks down large trees on Dayton streets
Storm knocks down large trees on Dayton streets

Two large trees were toppled this afternoon as a batch of heavy rain moved through the area Tuesday. One large tree fell atop a Jeep on La Belle Street in Dayton.  Crews are already on the scene working to remove the tree from the road.  Police scanner traffic indicates the tree was hit by lightning, causing it to fall. No injuries have...
Vandalia’s Air Show parade to honor late police chief
Vandalia’s Air Show parade to honor late police chief

On Friday, the Vandalia-Butler Chamber of Commerce will host an Air Show parade in honor of this year’s Dayton Vectren Air Show at the Dayton International Airport. The parade will close a portion of National Road and Dixie Drive from 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, according to Communications Manager Rich Hopkins. MORE: Insider’s guide...
More Stories