Bomb Squad called out to Sheriff’s Office substation

Police investigating following pursuit (WDTN Photo/Chris Smith)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — The Bomb Squad was called out to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office substation on Infirmary Road.

Officials said they were searching a car that was involved in a police pursuit earlier Saturday afternoon, when they discovered what appears to be a quarter stick of dynamite.

The pursuit began in the area of Gettysburg Avenue around 3:30 p.m.

Sheriffs deputies said the chase lasted about 15 minutes when the suspect was taken into custody on Euclid Avenue after crashing into a house.

Demeko Barber, 24, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail facing charges of felonious assault, failure to comply, and aggravated burglary.

Officers believe Barber may have been driving a stolen vehicle. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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