Miami County suspect arrested in Oklahoma

Justin Wallace (Miami County Sheriff)

WATONGA, Oklahoma (WDTN) – The man accused of receiving stolen property and fleeing Miami County Deputies, where he ultimately crashed, has been arrested in Oklahoma.

Justin Wallace (Miami County Sheriff's Office).
Justin Wallace (Miami County Sheriff’s Office).

Justin Wallace, 35, is accused of stealing a pick-up truck from the City of Piqua and was chased by deputies. The pursuit ended when the truck crashed into a house in Covington and Wallace fled the scene on foot.

READ MORE: Warrant issued for suspect in Miami Co. crash that closed nearby schools

Deputies later took a stolen vehicle report from a resident in Newberry Township where another pick-up truck was stolen, according to a previous press release.

Wallace faces numerous felony charges in Oklahoma, but will be extradited to Ohio at a later date. 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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