Repeat drunk leads cops on chase while high on drugs

ALLIANCE, OH (WOIO) - A 54-year-old facing a slew of charges after leading cops on a chase while drunk and high on drugs.

The police pursuit started in the 400 block of East High Street around 6AM on Labor Day.

Cops attempted to stop Thomas H. Ketron for an aggravated menacing incident. Ketron, who was driving a large box truck, refused to stop for several blocks.

When he finally stopped his truck, he resisted arrest and assaulted an officer by kicking him.

Ketron was charged with his sixth OVI, drug abuse, drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, fleeing and aggravated menacing.

Ketron admitted to using marijuana and cocaine.

He will appear in court on Wednesday.

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