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Judkins' wild ride results in month in jail
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Jason W. Judkins entered guilty pleas before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to charges of possession of meth, evading arrest, and simple possession of marijuana.

A daredevil motorcyclist with marijuana and meth has been sentenced to a month in jail after running from the law.
The motorcyclist, Jason W. Judkins, 39, entered guilty pleas before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to charges of possession of meth, evading arrest, and simple possession of marijuana. He was directed to serve 30 days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence for his crimes and must pay $750 plus costs and perform 24 hours public service work.
Judkins was busted after sheriff’s deputy Jared Jacobs noticed the cyclist’s registration was expired and he had no exhaust system to muffle the engine.
“He accelerated to speeds over 85 mph,” Jacobs recalled as he tried to pull over the motorcycle on Short Mountain Road. “He was trying to elude us.”
Judkins thought better of the idea about three minutes into the chase after he crossed the county line into neighboring Cannon County.
“We found a small amount of marijuana, weighing about half an ounce and another bag of about half-a-gram of methamphetamine,” Jacobs said, noting the illegal substances were found on his person along with other contraband. “A set of digital scales, a cut straw with residue, and what appeared to be a broken drug pipe were found during the arrest as well.”
Lawmen discovered Judkins had no business driving in the first place. His license was suspended for failing to pay fines back in 2011.