News Flash


Posted on: December 13, 2021

Vehicle Pursuit

Sidney Police 1820

On December 11, 2021, at 6:36 a.m. Sidney police officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on S.R. 47 (Michigan St) at I-75. The driver had a confirmed felony warrant out of Shelby County. The vehicle stopped on the northbound entrance ramp of I-75. As the officer exited his cruiser the suspect vehicle fled northbound on I-75 attempting to flee and elude officers in estimated speeds in excess of 100 mph. 

The suspect vehicle attempted to attempted to use the emergency vehicle only turn around on the interstate unsuccessfully near the 101 mile marker. As officers neared again attempted to drive off causing minor damage to a police cruiser. The suspect exited his vehicle and was taken into custody after a brief foot chase.


Robert Tillman, 24 yrs old

14350 SR 119

Anna, Ohio

He is charged with felony fleeing and eluding in addition to his original felony warrant. He was taken to the Shelby County jail.

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