Teen Arrested Following Chase On Dirt Bike

A 16 year-old operating a dirt bike on the highway was arrested following a chase Tuesday afternoon near Princeton.

Around 2:00pm, a Johnston County deputy was on patrol on Bizzell Grove Church Road near Rains Crossroads Road when he spotted a dirt bike passing cars on the highway. The officer attempted to stop the operator but he attempted to speed away.  A brief chase reached speeds of 70 miles per hour until the suspect pulled over and stopped.

Davis Wilson Price of Rosepace Court, Princeton was charged with fleeing to elude arrest with a motor vehicle, reckless driving, speeding, and operating a vehicle without a license.  Price was released from custody on a $1,000 bond.

No injuries were reported.