WATCH: Man accused of holding woman against her will, leading Dayton police on chase

Published: Friday, July 12, 2019 @ 3:11 PM
Updated: Monday, July 15, 2019 @ 3:20 PM

Police in Dayton said a man was taken into custody after he led officers on a small chase onto Route 4 where he slammed into the side of a flatbed semi and then finally stopped in the median of the highway.

A 39-year-old man accused of holding a woman against her will and leading police on a chase before crashing on Ohio 4 south was indictment on multiple charges.

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Shawn C. Brownlee was indicted on domestic violence, failure to comply, abduction, felonious assault and kidnapping, according to a Montgomery County grand jury report.

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Dayton police released cruiser camera footage following a public records request from News Center 7.

On July 3, Dayton police responded to the Deeds Avenue and Ray Street area after a woman texted 911 and reported she was being held against her will, investigators said.

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While police were investigating, Brownlee reportedly drove off with the victim in the car.

Police followed the car until it crash into a tractor-trailer on Ohio 4 south near Harshman Road.

Brownlee was arrested after a short foot chase.

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The victim suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital, along with Brownlee.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday.