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Cruiser camera released in high-speed chase of wanted man in Shelby, Miami counties

Published: Saturday, March 09, 2019 @ 10:52 PM
Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2019 @ 6:55 AM

Cruiser cam: I-75 high-speed chase of wanted man in Shelby, Miami counties

UPDATE @ 12:33 p.m. (March 11):

Cruiser camera footage from Sidney police shows the multi-county chase that ended on I-75 in Troy.

Tevyn Wilkins was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

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UPDATE @ 7:15 a.m. (March 10): A 22-year-old man is in custody after leading several agencies on a police pursuit that spread across two counties and reached speeds of over 80 mph, according to officials.

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Tevyn Wilkins is currently being held without bond at Shelby County Jail on failure to comply and contempt charges, online records show.

According to a release by Sidney police, an officer spotted Wilkins and attempted to arrest him due to outstanding warrants. Once he pulled over in an apartment complex on East North Street, Wilkins would not exit the vehicle and fled the scene, prompting the start of the pursuit.

Tevyn Wilkins. CONTRIBUTED/Miami Valley Jails

The pursuit began southbound on County Road 25A to Piqua, before Wilkins got on I-75 from Piqua and exited into Troy.

Wilkins resumed his route on I-75, going northbound before heading back south on the interstate.

Stop sticks were deployed on northbound I-75 near Troy and he was taken into custody after the vehicle was disabled, the release stated. 

Officers from the Sidney and Troy Police Departments, along with the Miami County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio State Highway Patrol, were involved with the pursuit.

A spokesman with Sidney police said he will also face charges related to the pursuit.  

Courtesy: iWitness 7 reporter Jessie Logan