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Warren man faces charges after crashing into Girard Mayor's pizza shop

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A Warren man is facing several charges after fleeing from police and crashing into a pizza shop.

Keith Lamont Adams, 19, lead police on a chase through Weathersfield until he crashed his truck the Melfi and Santangelos Pizza parlor in Girard Sunday night. 

The crash came after the suspect sped away after being pulled over by Weathersfield Township Police for a traffic violation. 

Girard Mayor James Melfi says the crash left 15 by 5 foot hole in the double brick wall structure.

He tells 21 News an employee in the far side of the building was shaken up, but not hurt.

Officials say the driver had to be tasered by police.

Mayor Melfi says police found a gun, suspected crack cocaine, and drug paraphernalia in driver's pickup truck.

Adams is charged with carrying a concealed weapon, improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, failure to comply with the signal of a police officer and possession of controlled substances.

He was arraigned in Niles Municipal Court on Monday and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on December 16th at 9 A.M.

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