Pursuit in Findlay Leads to Arrest of Arcadia Man

Written by on November 28, 2022

Brendon Claypool

An Arcadia man was arrested after a brief pursuit with Findlay Police Officers late Sunday night.

According to a release, Findlay police officers attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation.

The driver failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated.

About a half mile into the pursuit, the driver exited the moving vehicle and fled on foot.

The suspect reached into his waistband while fleeing and a Police K9 was released and successfully apprehended 30 year old Brendon Claypool.

He was found to have three active warrants through the Findlay Municipal Court and was arrested for Failing to comply with an order or signal of a Police Officer and Possession of drug abuse instruments. 

A charge of Possession of drugs is also pending and awaiting lab results. 

Due to injuries sustained from the K9 apprehension, Claypool was transported to Blanchard Valley Hospital for treatment before being taken to the Hancock County Justice Center.

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