Man arrested after leading authorities on chase through Dayton

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A man is behind bars after authorities say he led them on a chase Thursday morning.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the man fled from a traffic stop, leading multiple law enforcement agencies to the west side of Dayton.

The chase ended around 1:30 a.m. Thursday near N. Gettysburg Ave. and W. Third St. after the suspect’s car ran over stop sticks placed in the road by Dayton Police officers.

Authorities took the driver into custody.

OSP says the passenger in the car was not facing charges.

Authorities found cocaine, gun ammunition and open containers of alcohol in the car. OSP says the driver would be charged with failure to comply and OVI. The driver was also expected to face drug charges.

OSP says the driver refused to speak with investigators.

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