Man facing felony charges after chase through 2 counties

Marcus Mitchell
Marcus Mitchell

Credit: Warren County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Warren County Sheriff's Office

An Englewood man is facing multiple charges after a weekend chase through two counties.

At about 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Franklin police attempted to stop a stolen green Ford Ranger on North Main Street near Pennyroyal Road.

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The pickup truck fled east on Pennyroyal Road then continued north on Miamisburg-Springboro Road through Miamisburg before eventually heading north on Soldiers Home Road, according to Franklin police. The chase ended when the pickup went behind a house in the 5800 block of Pinnacle Road and crashed.

The driver was found a short time later hiding in an overgrown wood line behind the residence.

Marcus Mitchell, 35, was taken into custody. Mitchell is charged with fleeing and eluding, a third-degree felony; motor vehicle theft, a fifth-degree felony; obstructing official business, a fifth-degree felony; and misdemeanor charges of OVI and driving under suspension.

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Mitchell is housed in the Warren County Jail in lieu of a $55,000 bond. He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Franklin Municipal Court. Mitchell also has a pending warrant for his arrest out of Montgomery County for a motor vehicle theft, according to police.

Miami Twp., Miamisburg and Moraine police departments and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the arrest.

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