One arrested after chase involving YPD, state troopers, helicopter goes through downtown, Liberty
One suspect is currently behind bars after Youngstown and Liberty police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol dealt with a chase Wednesday night.
It's unclear why or where the chase started but 21 News crews saw the pursuit go through downtown Youngstown and into Liberty. There were a number of YPD and OSP cruisers following the car as well as a helicopter trailing from above.
Ohio State Highway Patrol dispatchers said officers had stopped the car around 8:30 p.m.
Liberty police confirmed that the suspects were caught in the area of the Youngstown Country Club and Redfern Drive. One suspect identified by OSP as 23-year-old Thomas Kusic was taken to the Mahoning County Jail.
Kusic is charged with failure to comply with order or signal of a police officer, as well as a speed/assured clear distance violation.
Youngstown police are handling the investigation.