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Motorcycle Pursuit Ends with Arrest

The pursuit passed through Atchison, Kansas Tuesday night.

Posted: Feb 28, 2018 4:32 PM

( A three-county pursuit passed through Atchison Tuesday night and ended with the arrest of a Leavenworth man.

Atchison Police Chief Mike Wilson stated that his officers were involved in the attempt to stop a motorcyclist that was wanted by Leavenworth-area authorities. 

"That pursuit that occurred actually originated in Leavenworth County, came into Atchison County through the City of Atchison, ended up in Doniphan County where a Leavenworth man was taken into custody," Wilson said.

The name of the suspect, as well as the charges he faces, were not immediately specified.

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