Motorcyclist arrested following Petaluma chase
Published: Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 9:19 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 9:19 a.m.
A 28-year-old motorcyclist was arrested Sunday after he refused to stop for a Petaluma officer and tried to hide, police said.
The officer tried to pull over Andrew Dale Smith of Fairfield at 12:52 a.m. near Spanish Bay Court and Ely Boulevard South for an equipment violation, Sgt. Ed Crosby said.
But Smith sped away to Spanish Bay Court, abandoned the bike and hid in a hedge, Crosby said.
But the officer quickly found and arrested Smith, Crosby said.
Smith was booked into the Sonoma County Jail on suspicion of evading police, driving with a suspended license and displaying false evidence of registration, Crosby said.
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