TROY, Ohio (WDTN) – A Troy man was arrested following a chase that began in Troy and ended in Shelby County in the early morning hours of Wednesday.
Our news partners, the Troy Daily News, report Brian Gray, 35, of Troy, was arrested after a Miami County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop his car at Eldean Road and North County Road 25-A around 1:10 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Gray has been charged with third-degree felony tampering with evidence, and two fifth-degree felony possession of cocaine and methamphetamine charges. He was also charged with failure to comply and possession of drug abuse instruments.
The Troy Daily News reports Gray fled through Troy into the Stonyridge neighborhood. A Troy police officer saw Gray throw a pipe with alleged cocaine out the window in the area of Maplecrest. The pipe was later recovered.
According to reports, Gray fled eastbound on Troy-Urbana Road and turned northbound on Alcony-Conove Road. A deputy attempted to use spike strips, but was unsuccessful. An Ohio State Highway patrolman also attempted to deploy stop sticks at State Route 36 outside of Conover and was unsuccessful.
The pursuit continued into Shelby County where Gray drove his vehicle into a field near Middleton-Hume Road and was taken into custody.
Gray was arraigned in Miami County Municipal Court and his bond was set at $15,000.
Gray was taken to the Miami County Jail but records show he is no longer in custody.