Woodlawn chase ends in crash, arrest, gun recovery
WOODLAWN, Ohio (WXIX) - A brief vehicle pursuit ended in a crash, arrest and gun recovery in Woodlawn overnight, police say.
Kreston Holland Jr., 22, of Liberty Township is accused of fleeing a Woodlawn police officer who tried to pull him over for driving a vehicle without a license plate.
It happened around 11 p.m. Wednesday.
The chase only lasted about 30 seconds before it ended with the fleeing vehicle crashing at the intersection of Springfield Pike and Riddle Road, according to police.
Holland Jr. bailed from the car and ran off but was quickly apprehended and taken to the hospital as a precaution, police say.
Police say they found a loaded 9 mm handgun with one round in the chamber inside the vehicle.
There were no other passengers.
Holland Jr. was released from the hospital and booked into the Hamilton County Justice Center by 5 a.m. on multiple charges:
- Failure to comply with police
- Improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle
- Having weapons under disability (illegally having a gun)
- obstructing official business
- disorderly conduct
A judge set his bond at $26,000, according to court records.
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