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.