Facebook live showing what a driver was doing, lands two men in jail

DAYTON — Two men are in Montgomery County Jail after a Facebook Live broadcast led police to a vehicle with open bottles of alcohol and a loaded, loose gun.

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After 5 p.m. Tuesday, a detective with Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office alerted Dayton police to a Facebook Live broadcast of a vehicle driving erratically with the occupants drinking alcohol and firing a gun, according to the Dayton police report.

Dayton police quickly located the vehicle driving near Main Street and Interstate 75.

When the vehicle pulled into a daycare center in the 2300 block of Catalpa Drive, police stopped the Ford Escape.

The driver Terrell A. Shrivers, 29, was issued a couple citations for window tint violation and driving under suspension. He was taken to jail for improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle.

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The front passenger, Donald D. Byrd, 35, was also jailed for improper handling of a  firearm in a motor vehicle.

Police found an open bottle of liquor, open bottle of champagne and a loaded pistol inside the car.