The driver moves dangerously with the motorcycle near the gas pumps, accelerates
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – The Lincoln Police Department this week arrested a man they said was performing a dangerous maneuver with his motorcycle at a gas station last month and then walked away from police.
At around 11 p.m. on September 11, officers were dispatched to EZ Go, off 25 and O streets, to clear the parking lot with people and cars lurking around.
LPD stated that when response officers arrived at the scene, they saw a 2007 black Kawasaki motorcycle burnout with a high-revving engine.
Police said that because it was a dangerous maneuver and was carried out near people and gas pumps, the officer tried to contact the driver using the car’s overhead lights. .
Police said the driver looked at the officer and then drove off. Police said the officer identified the driver as a 24-year-old male and aired a local program for him.
On Thursday of this week, around midnight, an officer performed a traffic check for incorrect registration and contacted the suspect who was driving a white 2015 Chevy Equinox around 23rd and O streets.
LPD said the suspect was taken into custody in reference to the previous investigation.
Officers said they found a loaded 9mm handgun concealed in the car’s center console and 1 gram of marijuana resin.
The man was arrested for the felony of flight to avoid arrest, willful and reckless driving, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of marijuana.
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