One suspect has been apprehended after a high speed police chase in Youngstown

Shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 21 News crews observed YPD cruisers speeding down I-680 Northbound towards the Austintown area.

A police report from YPD reveals that the chase stemmed from an attempted traffic stop near the intersection of Market Street and Front Street after police observed a vehicle with expired tags.

Police say the vehicle initially slowed down, but then accelerated taking police on a chase on I-680 Northbound, eventually getting off near Madison Avenue.

Police say the vehicle stopped at the intersection of Madison and Foster and the driver and passenger both exited the vehicle and continued fleeing on foot. According to police, the passenger was clinching his fist as if to conceal a weapon.

The report states that the driver, identified as 22-year-old Zaylenn Brown of Youngstown jumped over a fence and continued to flee before eventually being apprehended at the intersection of Covington and Scott.

Police continued to pursue the passenger but lost sight of him and were unsuccessful in locating him. However, police say the found a loaded extended magazine on the path the passenger's path of travel. Police also located marijuana in Brown's vehicle. 

Brown is currently in the Mahoning County Jail facing charges of Failure to Comply with the Order or Signal of a Police Officer, Obstructing Official Business, Driving Under Suspension and Speed/Assured Clear Distance Ahead. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday May 17 at 1:30 p.m. on these charges.

Additionally, Brown was issued a citation for Possession of Marijuana, as well as a traffic summons for expired registration. He appeared in court at 10:00 a.m. for the Marijuana citation and 9:00 a.m. for the traffic citation.