|Published: 9:15 AM, 07/03/2013
||Last updated: 9:16 AM, 07/03/2013
Author: Michael Thomason
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
MADISONVILLE-A Madisonville man was
arrested early Tuesday after he allegedly ran from authorities and
wrecked a stolen motorcycle.
Monroe County Sheriff's Sgt. Ray
Haynes said it was around 12:42 a.m. when he saw a white motorcycle
traveling fast on Reagan Valley Road.
Haynes attempted to stop the bike at
the intersection of Reagan Valley and Cagle roads, but it sped up
and turned onto Fairview Road, crossing the center line and at times
riding in the wrong lane.
The motorcycle turned onto Big Creek
Road, then onto Bethlehem Road before the rider lost control at the
intersection of Bethlehem Road and Bethlehem Church Road and crashed
The driver, identified as Shannon
Martin, wasnвЂ™t reported to be seriously injured and when Haynes ran
a check on the bike, it came being as having been reported stolen
from a garage on Old Athens Road sometime between June 30-July1.
See full story in the Wednesday, July 3, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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