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Man charged for motorcycle chase
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A man faces a number of charges after he fled lawmen on a motorcycle Saturday night and crashed near the Catholic Church.The fugitive, Donald Christopher Turner, 29, is charged with evading arrest, resisting arrest, possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.The chase started around 8 p.m. Saturday when Turner allegedly blew past sheriff’s deputy Jared Jacobs. The officer, who was heading home but was still in his patrol unit, fell in behind the motorcycle.“He was speeding and crossing the double yellow line on turns on Faulkner Springs Road,” Jacobs said, noting he chased the suspect for over 20 minutes with his lights and siren on, trying to stop him. “He was going speeds 75 to 80 mph and passed vehicles on double yellow lines several times.”The motorcycle chase came to a crashing halt when he wrecked at the intersection of Pace Street and Faulkner Springs.