Alabama biker killed in police chase was wanted for robbery, domestic threats
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Deputies said they got a call about a man who had threatened his ex-girlfriend and the people she was staying with. Deputies said the man, Jesse Tyler Scott, 36, had a gun and was wanted for armed robbery.
They say they called off the chase due to speed just before he slammed into a van.
Scott was recently featured in Fox 10’s fugitive file.. wanted for a carjacking.
A high-speed chase conducted by the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office ended in tragedy when a motorcyclist was killed. The motorcyclist, whose identity has not been released, crashed into a van.
The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office has not released any details about the events leading up to the chase or the reason for the initial traffic violation. The incident is currently under investigation, and more details are expected to be released in the coming days.
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This tragic incident highlights the dangers of high-speed police chases, both for the officers involved and for innocent bystanders. While police chases can be an important tool for catching criminals and keeping communities safe, they can also be incredibly risky, and it’s important for law enforcement agencies to weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks.
The source of this news story is WKRG News 5, a CBS-affiliated television station in Mobile, Alabama. The original article was published on their website on February 14, 2023. You can read the full article at https://www.wkrg.com/mobile-county/mobile-county-sheriffs-office-chase-ends-in-motorcyclists-death/.