|Published: 11:23 AM, 04/08/2013
Author: Michael Thomason
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
MADISONVILLE-A Benton man was arrested
Thursday night after he led police on a chase before crashing his
Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy Ray
Haynes said it was around 11:45 p.m. when he tried to stop a motorcycle on
Maxwell Road for doing 60 mph in a 45 mph zone. The rider refused to
stop and Haynes proceeded to chase him down County Farm Road.
Haynes said he followed the rider onto
Highway 68 where the rider attempted to make a left turn and lost
control and crashed.
Capt. Travis Jones, who assisted in the
arrest, said the rider, identified as Michael Anthony Morgan, got up
from the crash and started to run. Jones said he was taken to the
ground and fought at first, but eventually officers managed to
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