Police pursuit ends with injuries

Staff Writer

On the evening of 05/31/17 at approximately 8:00 pm, an Officer of the Sweetwater Police Department received information as a result of an active investigation into a stolen motorcycle. As the Officer began to conduct follow up on the information he located the motorcycle being driven and attempted to initiate a traffic stop.
As the officer began to initiate a traffic stop the driver of the motorcycle accelerated and fled through the southern portion of town. The suspect attempted to lose the officer by traveling the wrong way on the interstate. The driver eventually lost control of the motorcycle after running off of the paved portion of the roadway. The suspect was ejected...To read more, please see our print or online edition.