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Michigan Councilman Leads Troopers on High-Speed Pursuit

May 09, 2011  | 

A suburban Detroit city councilman led state police on a high-speed motorcycle pursuit and resisted arrest, before he was brought into custody late Friday.

A Michigan State Police trooper attempted to pull over Inkster Councilman Courtney James Owens, who was speeding on his motorcycle. He led police through several neighborhoods before he was forced to stop in Dearborn Heights.

Owens was charged with two felonies—fleeing a police officer and assaulting, resisting and obstructing a police officer.

Source: Detroit News

Tags: Pursuing Suspects, Michigan State Police


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