Drugs, guns, body armor and money found in vehicle

Last updated: August 05. 2014 3:43PM - 690 Views
By Melanie Yingst



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By Melanie Yingst


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TROY — Troy Police Department have incarcerated the man who led them in a high speed pursuit ending in a two vehicle collision Tuesday morning.


Brian Curry, 38, of Dayton was released from Miami Valley Hospital afternoon and was incarcerated at the Miami County Jail. Troy Police Department obtained a search warrant for the Curry’s vehicle. According to reports, officers found a large amount of cash, body armor, what is believed to be crack cocaine and cocaine and two Glock hand guns.


Troy Police Department have charged him failure to comply with law enforcement, improper handling of a fire arm, trafficking cocaine, weapon under disability and driving under suspension.


Ohio State Patrol may pursue charges of aggravated vehicular assault due to Curry’s collision with a pickup truck in Butler Township.


According to Capt. Joe Long, a Troy Police officer attempted to pull over Curry’s SUV around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning. The SUV failed to stop for the officer. Curry then dropped off a female at a hotel and sped off southbound on Interstate 75. Vandalia Police officers placed stop sticks on National Rd.


Curry drove on the rims of the SUV until colliding with a pickup trick head-on on Wyse Rd.


The suspect then fled on foot in a wooded area where officers from Vandalia found him and then placed him in custody. Curry was taken to Miami Valley Hospital before being released to Troy Police Department. The driver of the pickup truck was also transported to Miami Valley Hospital with undetermined injuries.


Long said two units from Troy Police Department were involved in the pursuit including Patrolman John Marshall and Patrolman Shane Marker.It was Patrolman Marker’s second night on patrol unsupervised, Long said.


Troy Police interviewed the woman dropped off at a hotel prior to the pursuit. Long said since she wasn’t involved in the pursuit, she will not face charges in its connection.


Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Tipp City Police Department also helped at the crash scene.


Melanie Yingst can be reached at myingst@civitasmedia.com or follow her on Twitter @Troydailynews

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