Deputy Greg Turner responded to a stolen vehicle complaint at 7:15 a.m. on Eaton Road. About two hours later, Turner saw a man driving the stolen vehicle in New Miami. Turner attempted to stop the vehicle, but it fled to a nearby gravel pit.
The suspect drove the vehicle through heavy brush. Multiple deputies, a K-9 unit and New Miami police responded to assist. The vehicle was found in the Great Miami River, but the suspect ran away.