UPDATE: Man charged with fleeing from police after a motorcycle pursuit

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MARION COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV)-- UPDATE 07/11/19 @ 10:45 a.m
A Marion County man has been charged after he allegedly fled from police on a motorcycle Wednesday afternoon.

According to the criminal complaint, Marion County 911 officials requested an officer, a trooper, respond to I-79 southbound near mile marker 146 in reference to a black motorcycle that fled from Monongalia County law enforcement.

The trooper noticed the motorcylce between mile markers 135 and 136, and that the motorcycle didn't have any registration plates displayed, according to the criminal complaint.

When the trooper tried to pull him over, the motorcycle started going at high speed on I-79, secondary and U.S Routes, according to the criminal complaint.

According to the criminal complaint, the driver drove recklessly, passing vehicles into oncoming traffic, running stop signs and red lights and nearly hitting multiple cars for several miles.

The pursuit ended on Mills Fall Run Road outside of Monongah after the driver lost control, according to the criminal complaint. The driver was identified as Beau Bartlett of Fairmont and was taken into custody.

Barlett is being charged with fleeing from officer in a vehicle. He is currently being held at the North Central Regional Jail with his bail set at $100,000.

ORIGINAL STORY
A pursuit of a motorcycle ended on Mill Fall Run Road Wednesday afternoon, according to Marion County 911 officials.

According to 911 officials, the pursuit started on I-79. The motorcyclist is in custody.

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