Saturday, August 21, 2010


Elyria – Elyria Police arrested 33 year old Irving T. Seymour of Columbus Thursday afternoon for Possession of Crack, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Having Weapons Under Disability, Obstructing Official Business and Possession of a Scheduled 3 Controlled Substance.

Police attempted to pull a car over for several traffic violations on West Ridge Road just after 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon. The car stopped on Brunswick and the passenger opened his door and fled on foot. Officer gave chase and yelled for the subject to stop but he kept running. After stumbling a number of times Officers got closer as Seymour reached into his slowly turned towards Officers. One of the Officers yelled, “Show me your hands or I’ll shoot.” At that time another Officer closed in on Seymour and tackled him to the ground. The force of the tackle dislodged a .25 caliber Titan Pistol loaded with 3 live rounds from Seymour’s right hand. After a minimal struggle Officers were able to secure Seymour.

During a search of Seymour Officers found 2.4G of Crack Cocaine and 5 Hydrocodone Pills in his front left pocket. The Hydrocodone Pills were wrapped separately in torn plastic bags.

The driver of the car was not charged.



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