A construction worker who led authorities on a chase that reached speeds of 130mph on his motorcycle said he didn’t stop because he needed to go to the bathroom.
Around 3:00pm Sunday, a Johnston County deputy spotted a motorcycle traveling at 64mph on US 70 near US 301 in Smithfield. The deputy caught up with the motorcycle on US 70 and attempted to pull it over but the operator accelerated quickly to speeds of 100mph. The chase later exceeded 130mph.
Deputies pursued the motorcyclist onto Wilson’s Mills Road then onto Main Street in Wilson’s Mills where the driver stopped.
23 year-old Emmanuel Mora Carrillo of Wall Road, Wendell allegedly told officers he didn’t stop because he needed to go to the bathroom.
Carrillo was charged with felony fleeing to elude arrest, failing to stop for a blue light or siren, driving without a license, no motorcycle endorsement, reckless driving and speeding. He was incarcerated under a $20,000 bond.
Officers also impounded the Suzuki motorcycle he was operating. No injuries or accidents were reported during the pursuit.