SIDNEY — A Toledo man was taken into custody after a pursuit with the Ohio State Highway Patrol Wapakoneta Post troopers on Interstate 75 south ended in Sidney Sunday night, Dec. 13.
Antonio Williams, 38, was arrested on a warrant and was charged with failure to comply and speeding, and then was transported to the Auglaize County Jail.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Wapakoneta OSP troopers attempted to stop the SUV Williams was driving at 11:13 p.m. on Sunday because he was speeding, traveling 85 mph, on I-75 south in Auglaize County.
The chase began at the rest area north of Wapakoneta near mile marker 114 on I-75. Williams refused to pull over and continued south on I-75. Eventually the SUV took exit 92 where Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies and Sidney Police were waiting to box the driver in with their vehicles at the top of the exit ramp. Williams, who was the only occupant in the vehicle, then gave up without a fight.
Elmer’s Towing removed the vehicle from the scene.
Members of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Piqua Post also assisted in the chase.
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