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Suspect charged after chase ends in crash with Campbell police cruiser

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CAMPBELL, Ohio -  A Youngstown man answers charges in court after allegedly fleeing from a traffic stop which ended in a collision with a Campbell police cruiser.

20-year-old Devin Thompson pleaded not guilty to reckless operation, driving with a suspended license, fleeing and eluding, carrying a concealed weapon, receiving stolen property and drug possession in Campbell Municipal Court on Friday.

Police say Thompson drove off when officers tried to stop his car at Gladstone Street and Lettie Avenue on Tuesday.  Officers say Thompson accelerated as they pursued him.  Eventually  Thompson's car stopped when it ran into the side of a cruiser at Clinton and Clay Streets.

Officers say Thompson resisted arrest and they used a taser to subdue him.

Police say a search of the car turned up a loaded handgun and baggie of marijuana. 

Thompson is being held on 36-thousand dollars bond and is scheduled to appear back in court next week.

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