11:01 a.m. Editor's note: Akron police originally identified the third suspect as Jimmelle Moore, Sr., who is deceased.
Akron police arrested three men, including a shooting suspect, following a 15-minute car chase in the city.
Police say Garland V. Phillips, 35, of Akron, tried to ram a police cruiser during the chase which started in West Akron and continued through North Hill.
He was charged with possession of Oxycodone, trafficking in Oxycodone, willfull flee and two counts of felonious assualt on a police officer. Police also found more than $5,000 in the car.
After the arrest, police executed a search warrant at the house where the chase started and ended.
Officers arrested Jeremiah Rowe, 29, of Akron, who had a warrant out for his arrest in connection with a November shooting at a used car lot, and Jimmelle A. Moore, Jr., 18, of Canton. Police recovered 56 grams of heroin, over 50 grams of marijuana and a loaded handgun.
On Nov. 24, 2012, authorities say Rowe drove into the car lot at Premier Auto Sales on South Arlington Street and fired shots at the building. The victim told police Rowe was upset for being fired the week prior and because the owner didn’t lie to his case worker about his employment. Officers signed additional charges of weapons under disability, trafficking in drugs, possession of heroin, possession of marijuana and possession of criminal tools.
Moore was charged with possession of marijuana and occupying a drug premise.
All three suspects were booked into the Summit County Jail.