- By Parker Perry Staff Writer
A Dayton man was indicted in Clark County Common Pleas Court accused of leading Springfield police on a high-speed chase and crashing into a home.
Kevin Cragg, 26, was indicted on counts of having weapons under disability, improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle and failure to comply with order or signal of police officer.
Police seized drugs, guns, cash following a high-speed chase, an affidavit says.
Authorities at the scene said Cragg and a woman were arrested after a police pursuit that began as a traffic stop on Lafayette and Maryland avenues. Speeds reached up to 85 mph before the chase ended with the suspects’ SUV slamming into a house at Kenton and York streets.
Cragg and the woman were trapped when the vehicle came to rest on its top and caught fire. Springfield fire crews pulled the occupants from the vehicle and extinguished the flames. Both were taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center, police.
Police recovered cash, 148 doses of heroin, 19 grams of cocaine, eight grams of marijuana and 46 pills from the vehicle, police said.
Three guns also were recovered, police said.
Others indicted in Clark County are:
Karen Miller, 34, 731 W. Mail St. in Springfield: five counts of endangering children.
James Harris, 45, 539 Tarimore Dr. in Springfield: domestic violence
Polo Alexander, 30, 4800 Hamilton Ave. in Cincinnati: having weapons under disability, receiving stolen property, improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle, carrying concealed weapons, having weapons under disability
Von Crossley Jr. 1378 Bellefair Ave. in Springfield: carrying concealed weapon, improper handling of firearms, receiving stolen property
Adam Gillem, 22, 106 Sunnybrook in Enon: three counts of rape.
Richard Vanmeter, 40, 10901 Borror Rd. in Orient: forgery
Mchale Kendall, 27: failure to register a change of address
Jonavon Alonzo Kelly McCoy, 22: felonious assault
Shamarr Thigpen, 22: felonious assault
Tonya Metcalf, 34, 1715 Warder St. in Springfield: improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle, carrying concealed weapon
Clyde Neighbors, 40: breaking and entering
Joseph Stevens, 37, breaking and entering
Douglas Shrewsbury, 32: 14 counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, nine counts of aggravated possession of drugs and medicaid fraud
Richard Alan Williams, 35, 999 E. High St. in Springfield: breaking and entering
Robert Smith, 35, 102 E. Main St in Springfield: breaking and entering
Alva Johnson, 41, 2044 Edgeworth Ave. in Dayton: theft
Lenita Rucker, 52, 1570 Sunset Ave. in Springfield: theft
Jason Toner, 31, trespass in a habitation when a person is present or likely to be present
Stacy Tepfenhart, 43, 2509 Tavenner Ave. in Springfield: possession of heroin, aggravated possession of drugs
Scott Wiederkehr, 44, 3974 Saint Paris Pike in Springfield: aggravated possession of drugs
Brian Jones Jr., 32, 464 S Hampton Road in New Carlisle: assault, harassment with a bodily substance