NEW PHILADELPHIA (TUSCO TV) - A 27-year-old Dundee man is facing possible felony charges for leading officers on two high-speed chases in less than a week’s time.
Tuscarawas County Sheriff Orvis Campbell says Nathan W. Miller was arrested Sunday evening outside of a Baltic residence. Campbell says the arrest came a day after Miller allegedly fled from a sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop and crashed his car in Dover and three days after another chase where he evaded the New Philadelphia Police.
“One of our deputies spotted Mr. Miller driving a vehicle at West High and Union Avenue where he attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The subject immediately fled in through Dover and onto 7th Steet and eventually crashed inside the city of Dover and then fled again," he says.
Campbell says deputies ultimately tracked Miller to the house in Baltic and took him into custody after a brief altercation in which both Miller and a deputy sustained injuries.
"Mr. Miller then again attempted to flee trying to get the car in drive before deputies were able to pull him out and engaged in a physical confrontation that eventually ended in both a deputy suffering a broken finger and then Mr. Miller getting bitten by a sheriff K-9," he says.
Miller is currently being held at the Tuscarawas County Jail on two counts of failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer pending his arraignment Tuesday in New Philadelphia Municipal Court. Campbell says the sheriff’s office will also be seeking a vehicular assault charge for the second chase due to Miller running into one of their cruisers.