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Motorcycle escape attempt ends in jail time for Turner
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A fugitive who crashed his motorcycle as he ran from police with a load of drugs has been given a two-year sentence.The man, Donald C. Turner, 29, entered guilty pleas to charges of reckless endangerment, evading arrest, and possession of meth with intent to sell. He was directed by Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to serve two years in the state penitentiary and to pay a $2,000 drug fine.The summertime chase that landed Turner in prison began when he blew past sheriff’s deputy Jared Jacobs. The officer, who was heading home but was still in his marked 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.