According to a press release provided by the Brazil City Police Department, the investigation began as a forgery complaint at First Financial Bank, 2180 East National Ave., Brazil. When they arrived at the scene, officers were informed a man was allegedly attempting to cash a forged check. The man allegedly claimed to have been held against his will by three black males who were in a white sport utility vehicle (SUV) parked in The Freeze parking lot across the street.
While leaving the bank, officers saw the SUV leave the parking lot and turn east on United States 40. The officers caught up with the SUV near the Harmony area, but the driver refused to stop.
Officers quickly caught one male, while members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department and the CCSD K-9 Unit assisted in capturing a second male north of the area in a bean field.
Initially, an extensive search for the third male was unsuccessful. However, around 10:20 p.m., Friday, an off-duty sheriff's deputy observed the third suspect walking west on US 40 in the area of Tower Road. The suspect was taken into custody without incident.
Officials confirmed Drake also is facing an outstanding arrest warrant from Allen County, Ind.
The BCPD has not officially released the name of the victim at this time due to the open investigation.
This story may be updated should more information become available.