Springfield man accused of accelerating to push car 300 feet in road rage incident

April 26, 2018
  • By Parker Perry
  • Staff Writer

A Springfield man accused of using his car to push a different car with a child inside almost 300 feet was indicted this week.

Donald Taylor, 57, was indicted on two counts of felonious assault and one count of aggravated assault in Clark County Common Pleas Court.

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Police began their investigation when they were called to the scene of an accident close to the intersection of Leffel Lane and South Limestone Street on April 13. There, police were told by a woman that Taylor had crashed into her and kept accelerating after the accident, according to an affidavit.

A child was in the woman’s car, the affidavit says.

Taylor said the woman had “cut him off”, according to an affidavit.

“Mr. Taylor was asked if he stopped after the crash, and he first stated he did, but later stated he did not and continued to accelerate while pushing (the) vehicle,” the report says.

Others indicted in Clark County Common Pleas Court this week are:

Aaron Le Rice, 22: intimidation of an attorney, victim or witness in a criminal case.

Kaseem Graham, 38: four counts of failure to comply and receiving stolen property.

Michael D Lemmings, 32, 809 S Limestone St. in Springfield: receiving stolen property.

Dustin A Cantrell, 35, 1019 James St. in Springfield: receiving stolen property.

Robert F Walters, 44, 618 Mason St. in Springfield: receiving stolen property and forgery.

Wyatt P Scott, 50: breaking and entering.

Angela Sue Brickman, 41, 2148 Clifton Avenue in Springfield: breaking and entering.

William Allen Kelly, 45, 1569 Lexington Ave. in Springfield: three counts of forgery.

Jaryld Portis, 46, 1411 Woodward in Springfield: aggravated robbery.

James Lester Cunningham, 45, 818 Rodgers Dr. in Springfield: two counts of domestic violence.

Isiah C Cammon, 24, 1552 S. Fountain Ave. in Springfield: carrying concealed weapon and improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle.

Andy McConell III, 23: carrying concealed weapon, improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle.

Bryan Campbell, 30, 522 Fremont Ave. in Springfield: three counts of trafficking in heroin.

Donald Vaughn, 17, 2408 Greenway Ct. in Dayton: aggravated robbery and two counts of kidnapping.

Tabatha Litchfield, 25: theft.

Romelo E Butler, 24, 1819 Clay St. in Springfield: improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle.

Miles Copely, 28, 930 N. Fountain Ave. Apt 302 in Springfield: aggravated possession of drugs.

Kyle Artis, 43, 1851 Norwood Ave. in Springfield: three counts of ethnic intimidation.

Darrell Strickland, 53, 1020 Clifton Ave. in Springfield: domestic violence.