BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – One man is behind bars Wednesday morning after Boardman police say he led them on a chase.
Police said Marlan Everson led them on a chase late Tuesday night, ending in a driveway on Potomac Avenue.
They said they found a weapon in the car.
Officers initially tried to pull Everson over, suspecting him of driving while impaired, according to a police report. Police said Everson drove away as an officer was approaching his window, leading officers on a chase.
He pulled into his driveway and jumped out of the vehicle, where officers took him into custody at gunpoint.
Everson told police that the gun in the car didn’t belong to him and that he was trying to help his son, who had been shot in Youngstown.
Police checked with the Youngstown Police Department, which received no reports of gunfire that night, according to the report.
Everson is in the Mahoning County Jail facing multiple charges, including failure to comply and improper use of a firearm.
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