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Carthage man charged with fleeing police on motorcycle


WATERTOWN — City police charged Christopher L. Patterson, 34, of 35371 Jackson II Road, Carthage, at 11 p.m. Saturday at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building with third-degree unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, speeding, disobeying a stop sign, running a red light, unsafe lane change, reckless driving, failure to keep right, failure to comply with a lawful order, failure to signal, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and circumventing a court-ordered interlock ignition device.

Police said that Mr. Patterson fled police on his motorcycle after lights and sirens directed him to stop.

He was traveling at speeds over 80 miles per hour in a 30 mph speed zone on Water Street, police said.

He was processed and released with a City Court appearance ticket.

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