UPDATE @ 3:02 p.m. (Feb. 26):
The man accused of leading Huber Heights police on a chase that ultimately ended in a crash has been indicted.
Richard Maupins, 31, was indicted on charges of failure to comply, improper handling of a firearm and weapons under disability.
He’s scheduled to be arraigned on March 1.
UPDATE @ 3:28 p.m. (Feb. 2):
Cruiser camera video from a pursuit and crash in Huber Heights has been released.
Richard Lewis Maupins, 31, appeared on charges of failure to comply, weapons under disability and improper handling of a firearm in municipal court Monday, court records show. He pleaded not guilty to the charges.
A preliminary hearing was set for Feb 8.
UPDATE @6 a.m. (Feb. 2)
Richard Lewis Maupins, 31, was booked into Montgomery County Jail around 1 a.m. Friday on a charge of failure to comply.
Maupins was arrested near the intersection of Brandt Pike and Chambersburg Road, where a pursuit ended in a crash Thursday night.
UPDATE @ 12:10 a.m. (Feb. 2)
Police in Huber Heights were in pursuit of a white Chrysler 300 stolen out of Dayton Thursday night when the driver smashed into a Dodge ram at the intersection of Brandt Pike and Chambersburg Road.
Danny Petrik said he was on his way to Speedway when he pulled over for the approaching lights and sirens. That’s when he saw the Chrysler turn right on Chambersburg at a high rate of speed, turn around in the Taco Bell parking lot and drive through the intersection and smash into the pickup.
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“In all my years in the Army and a year in Iraq, I’ve never seen a high-speed chase or anything like that,” Petrik said. “It’s pretty scary ... I just thank God everyone’s OK and I just hope they catch the perps.”
Police did apprehend a suspect behind Fricker’s across the street. That person’s name, age and potential charges has not been released.
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Police are investigating what prompted the pursuit of a vehicle Thursday night that ended in a crash in the area of Brandt Pike and Chambersburg Road.
The pursuit and crash occurred just before 11 p.m. near Fricker’s.
K-9 units are being dispatched as well.
We have a crew on the way. We will update this developing report as information is made available.
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