“At first the vehicle appeared to slow down and change lanes to the right lane to pull over. The vehicle then continued to the exit ramp at State Route 41 and turned right then turned right onto Ridge Road and into the Love’s gas station and stopped at the gas pumps,” the affidavit said.
As the officer got behind the vehicle, he saw a man and woman standing on the passenger side with the front door open. The man, identified as Grant, said the woman was driving and went into the store.
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“As (the officer) spoke with the female, (he) noticed a bottle of alcohol on the floor board and a plastic bag with marijuana in the center console cup holder,” the affidavit said. “The female passenger admitted that she was not driving, later saying that (Grant) had just jumped into her seat and pushed her out of the door.”
Once Grant came out of the store, the officer and a lieutenant who responded to the scene started a pat down before Grant ran to the vehicle, started it and fled the scene, the affidavit said. The lieutenant then pursued him.
According to initial reports, the pursuit started down I-70 before Grant got onto Route 4 going speeds faster than 100 mph at times. Grant then exited Route 4 onto Harshman Road, threw something out of the vehicle and got back on the highway toward downtown Dayton. The pursuit then continued onto I-75 South before Grant exited onto Route 48 and came to a stop where he was arrested.