Police Arrest Man Driving Dead Woman’s Stolen Car
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — A man faces several charges after leading police on a chase in a car belonging to a dead woman.
According to Cuyahoga Falls police, it happened early Saturday. Police attempted to stop a black 2001 Chrysler 300 on Howe Road near Route 8.
The vehicle had been reported stolen out of Forest Park, Ohio. Cuyahoga Falls police said the car belonged to Kiasha Long, who was found dead in that city earlier this week.
Police said the driver fled, leading officers on a pursuit into the city of Akron and then back into Cuyahoga Falls.
The chase ended north on State Road. Shortly after, the vehicle was found crashed in the tree line on State Road near Bath Road. The driver had fled on foot.
Officers searched the area and found the driver on Emidio Circle.
Cecil Raymond Johnson, 23, of Cincinnati, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property and fleeing and eluding, according to police.