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Venango Biker Faces Eluding Cops, Resisting Arrest

Venango Biker Faces Eluding Cops, Resisting Arrest

A 22 year old motorcycle operator in Venango County faces numerous charges including resisting arrest in connection with an incident Saturday shortly after 5:15 pm.  The Franklin state police report Joel Halterman Lacombe was traveling on Weston Meadville road through the Village of Diamond in a 25 mph zone at 89 mph on his motorcycle.  Lacombe, according to police, then continued  at a high rate of speed passing motorists in an unsafe manner and fialed to stop when the trooper attempted to make a traffic stop.  The trooper obtained the plate number for the bike and shortly afterward terminated the chase. 

 

Charges for Fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, resisting arrest , Reckless driving and other traffic offenses are on file with Magisterial District Count.  

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