Convicted felon, drug offender busted after chase

By Frank Gerace 11:39pm, November 21, 2012
Wilmington police say a convicted felon and drug offender is behind bars after leading officers on a chase in a car and on foot.

Police say officers on patrol near 3rd and North Clayton Streets shortly after 2 Tuesday morning spotted a green Honda Accord running a stop sign.

The cops tried to pull the car over, but the driver kept going, leading the lawmen through the Hilltop, Hedgeville and Browntown sections of the city after blowing a tire in the 100 block of Wright Street.

The driver, Ronald Davis of Wilmington, then got out of the car and ran through several yards, tossing away a gun as he went.

A police dog put the bite on Davis, and the dog's human colleagues found Davis was carrying 15 Oxycodone pills.

Davis, who can't legally have a gun, is being held at the Howard Young Prison in lieu of bail.

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