Youngstown police chase ends in drug arrest

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Allante Donaldson

A man from Youngstown is facing several charges following a short police chase Tuesday. 

According to a police report, officers attempted to pull over Allante Donaldson, 27, for a traffic violation on W. Earle Avenue. They say Donaldson took off and led them on a short chase before he stopped on E. Judson Avenue and tried to run away. 

Officers chased Donaldson and caught up with him near a house on Hilton Avenue. 

Police searched the area where Donaldson had been lying on the ground on Hilton Avenue and found a loaded handgun and a baggie of suspected crack cocaine. 

Officers also found drug paraphernalia in Donaldson’s car, including a digital scale. 

Donaldson is facing several charges including drug possession, carrying a concealed weapon, having weapons under disability, obstructing officials business and failure to comply with a police signal. 

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