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21-year-old, 3 juveniles facing charges following car chase in Perrysburg

The driver of the vehicle has been identified as 21-year-old Dashawn Weeden. The 3 other suspects have been identified as juveniles
Credit: Emma Henderson

WOOD COUNTY, Ohio — According Ohio State Highway Patrol, four suspects are behind bars following a stolen vehicle pursuit in Perrysburg.

Dashawn Weeden, 21, and three juveniles were initially being pursued by the Indiana State Police on the Indiana Turnpike in what authorities say was a stolen vehicle. 

Ohio troopers then began chasing the vehicle with the suspects, on the Ohio Turnpike once the vehicle entered Ohio. The stolen vehicle eventually exited on State Route 795 and crashed into another vehicle as it attempted to turn right on South Boundary Street.

Witnesses said the car crashed and flipped over in front of the Kingston nursing home.

That's when all four suspects fled the scene on foot.

The two occupants in the vehicle that was struck, were treated at a local hospital and released.

After a manhunt, all four suspects were taken into custody.

Weeden was charged with felony failure to comply and receiving stolen property and is currently at the Wood County Justice Center.

The three other suspects will be charged with receiving stolen property and will be at the Wood County Juvenile Detention Center.

This investigation is ongoing. We will continue to provide more information as it becomes available.

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