Troopers chase dirt bike

    Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - A chase Friday night ended safely with the arrest of a 23-year-old Ketchikan man.

    Alaska State Troopers charged Lamont Singleton with failure to stop at the direction of the peace officer in the first degree and reckless driving.

    The arrest report stated a small dirt bike traveling northbound on the South Tongass Highway was observed with no headlights or taillights in the area of mile marker 2 at about 11 pm.  When Troopers tried to pull over the bike, the operator refused to pull over and he continued traveling through the city for about three miles, failing to stop at stop signs and driving at times in the opposite lane of travel.

    Troopers decided to stop the pursue due to safety reasons.  Later they located the dirt bike at the end of Front Street on the dock.

    Singleton was located hiding behind a large mooring anchor.

    Ketchikan Police assisted in the arrest.

    Singleton was held at the Ketchikan Correctional Center with no bail.

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