Motorcycle pursuit ends in wreck, arrest - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Motorcycle pursuit ends in wreck, arrest

The suspect laid the bike the down and tried to run on foot before being arrested near Bridgeport and Nevada The suspect laid the bike the down and tried to run on foot before being arrested near Bridgeport and Nevada
The suspect was taken an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries before being taken to the Spokane County Jail The suspect was taken an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries before being taken to the Spokane County Jail

SPOKANE, Wash. - The driver of a stolen motorcycle was arrested following a short police chase Monday morning.

Washington State Patrol troopers chased the suspect for a short time after learning from Spokane Police that the motorcycle was stolen.

The driver of the motorcycle was taken into custody after wrecking on his own. The driver did try to get away on foot after laying the bike down but only made it about a block before being arrested near Bridgeport and Nevada.

The suspect was said to have minor injuries and was being treated for them at a local hospital before being transferred to the Spokane County Jail.

In addition to vehicle theft charges, police say the suspect was driving under the influence of drugs and had a suspended license.

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