Three Men Arrested For Running From Police on Motorcycles

By Benjamin Cox on June 9, 2022 at 1:08pm

Three men were arrested after multiple agencies attempted to stop them on motorcycles early this morning.

Jacksonville Police attempted a traffic stop on a group of motorcycles at Morton and Main at 11:08 last night. Officers had received reports of motorcycles revving engines and traveling over the speed limit through town. The motorcycles fled the Jacksonville Police attempting the stop. Jacksonville Police did not pursue the motorcycles.

The drivers of the motorcycles were later identified by Morgan County Sheriff’s Deputies and two of the motorcycles were stopped on Old State Road.

Cited in the incident were 25 year old Dakota A. Cheek of the 600 block of Hardin Avenue, 23 year old Tiersten J. Randolph of the 1400 block of East Lafayette Avenue, and 20 year old Dallas J. Turner of the 1200 block of Grandview Avenue. All three men were cited for fleeing and attempting to elude police. Cheek was additionally cited for a license plate display violation. Randolph was additionally cited for failure to yield to a traffic control device. Turner was additionally cited for improper license plate display.

All three have since posted bond and been released from the Morgan County Jail.