PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. — A gentleman on a stolen motorbike was arrested on Monday soon after a Pueblo County sheriff’s bureau chief, in an unmarked auto, spotted him “exhibiting off” and popping wheelies on Highway 50, the sheriff’s office environment stated.
Pueblo County Sheriff’s Bureau Chief David Lucero was driving an unmarked vehicle together Freeway 50 on Monday when he saw a gentleman driving a bike in a unsafe way on the highway. The guy was on a 2019 Suzuki motorcycle and was driving at a large velocity when he commenced “demonstrating off” and popping wheelies, in accordance to the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office environment.
The driver was afterwards determined as Chance Sage, 24, and the bike was stated as stolen.
Lucero kept an eye on Sage and pulled up driving him at a stoplight at Highway 50 and Morris Avenue. Sage had pulled up near to the auto in entrance of him and Lucero did the exact guiding the motorcycle, put his vehicle in park, and approached the bike.
Lucero “instinctively turned off the ignition and pulled out the keys just before Sage knew what happened,” the sheriff’s business said.
Lucero named for uniformed deputies to occur help him, as he was in simple clothing. When Lucero asked Sage for identification, Sage gave a phony title and was unable to give any evidence that he owned the bike, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
When other deputies arrived, they made use of a fingerprint scanner and uncovered Sage’s real id. He experienced 3 warrants out and the bike experienced been reported as stolen, the sheriff’s office mentioned.
Before the deputies could explain to him about the warrants, Sage attempted to run away on foot. Deputies caught him and he was taken into custody.
The sheriff’s office environment reported he was arrested on rates of motor auto theft, prison impersonation, traffic offenses and the warrants.
He was booked into the Pueblo County Jail.