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.