Updated: August 21, 2017


LORETTO POLICE DEPARTMENT IS SEEKING INFORMATION ON THE RIDER OF AN OLDER MODEL KAWASAKI STREET BIKE. EARLIER MONDAY, THIS INDIVIDUAL FLED FROM OFFICERS ATTEMPTING A TRAFFIC STOP ON HIGHWAY 43 AND HIGHWAY 101.  THE BIKE REACHED SPEEDS OF OVER 100 MILES PER HOUR ON HIGHWAY 101 WHILE PASSING VEHICLES ON A DOUBLE YELLOW  LINE.  OFFICER IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED THE PURSUIT OUT OF CAUTION.  THE BIKE IS DESCRIBED AS AN OLDER KAWASKI GREEN IN COLOR WITH A TENNESSEE TAG STARTING WITH 09 OR POSSIBLY 097.  DRIVER IS DESCRIBED AS A WHITE MALE APPROXIMATELY 250 TO 275 POUNDS AND WEARING A WHITE AND RED STRIPED SHIRT.  ANY INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE LORETTO POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 931-853-6797  OR THROUGH DISPATCH AT 931-762-0450.