JCSO: Motorcyclist fled from officers | New
A West Van Lear man was arrested on multiple counts on August 18 after allegedly leading Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies in a high-speed chase.
According to an arrest citation in the case, a deputy was on patrol on Ky. 581 in Thealka when he observed a Kawasaki motorcycle driven by Jeffery Wayne Osborne, 40, of Burglar Hollow, cross a railroad track. As the vehicle crossed the tracks, according to the quote, Osborne accelerated quickly and the deputy observed that the vehicle did not have taillights or a license plate.
The deputy, according to the quote, turned his vehicle around for a traffic check, at which point Osborne stopped his motorcycle. The deputy, according to the quote, parked behind the motorbike to speak to Osborne, at which point Osborne pulled back, accelerated quickly and began leading the deputy in a chase that reached a speed of 85 miles per hour in 35 miles per hour. zoned.
The chase, according to the quote, continued on Silk Stocking Road, where Osborne attempted to cross a resident’s yard before destroying and attempting to flee on foot. The deputy, according to the quote, caught up and administered a shake of his Taser.
Osborne, according to the quote, told the MP he had come forward “because he was scared and knew he had a parole violation warrant.”
Osborne was incarcerated at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center for fleeing in the first degree or evading the police (motor vehicle), fleeing in the second degree or evading the police (on foot), resisting arrest, driving with a suspended license and being charged with traffic.