Driver now in jail after crashing SUV while trying to elude traffic stop in Moraine

UPDATE @ 7:55 p.m.: The 22-year-old man arrested after he flipped an SUV on Vance Road at Main Street in Moraine while trying to elude police at a traffic stop remains in the Montgomery County Jail tonight on several charges.

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Delaron Pierre Peagler is being detained pending the filing of a charge accusing him of failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer.

He’s also detained on several charges by way of the warrant: Unauthorized use of license plates ($2,500 bail), driving without a drivers’ license, driving under suspension, and driving under OVI suspension.

INITIAL REPORT

A driver's attempt to elude capture at a traffic stop Monday afternoon ended abruptly when his Chevy Tahoe SUV flipped and ended up on its top after colliding with another vehicle at Vance Road and Main Street in Moraine.

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The driver, a male Moraine police said is in his 20s or 30s, had been sought on a warrant. When police removed him from the wreckage, they also found out he has no driver's license. He also had in his possession a book on how to grow marijuana and a set of brass knuckles, police said.

He'll be taken to jail after a trip to a hospital so he can be checked out.

Police and a medic unit were dispatched just after 5 p.m. on a report of a vehicle accident, with a vehicle on its top, at Vance and Main.

The person in the car the SUV struck was not injured, police said.

We'll update this report when more details become available. Stay with whio.com for breaking news.

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