Suspect in High Speed Chase Sought

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department is searching for a motorcycle driver that led them on high speed chase near Tomahawk Sunday night.

According to a news release, a Deputy was driving north on US Hwy 51 near County Rd S just after 7 p.m., when he spotted the green motorcycle heading south at 84 mph.

The Deputy turned on high lights and siren and the driver accelerated to 100 mph.

For safety reasons the Deputy did not pursue the motorcycle and soon lost sight of it.

A short time later a Deputy was watching the southbound off ramp to State Rd 64 at US Hwy 51 when a motorcycle matching the description exited. The Deputy tried to stop the cycle but it fled to the east on State Rd 64 at over 100 MPH.

Again for safety reasons the Deputy did not pursue the cycle.

A few minutes later a resident on County Rd X reported the motorcycle passed her home at a high rate of speed near the Marathon County line.

The motorcycle is green in color and the operator was wearing a green leather jacket with a green, white and black helmet with a metallic green face mask.

If you have any information on the operator of this motorcycle you are asked to call the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 715-536-6272. Callers may also call Crime Stoppers at 715-536-3726. Callers to Crime Stoppers may qualify for a cash reward.

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