Man arrested after leading officers in a pursuit

CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif. -

An illegal street race at California City led to a high-speed chase on Saturday at 8:42 p.m.

 

According to police, Alex Horton, 21, was riding a motorcycle in speeds of over 100 miles per hour.

 

Police say Horton and a black Audi sedan engaged in an illegal street race at California City Boulevard and Randsburg-Mojave Road.

 

Officers arrested Horton at his residence for felony evading of police. Officers said Horton later admitted to running from the police due to not having a motorcycle endorsement on his driver’s license.


Horton was transported to the Mojave jail and charged with reckless evading of a peace officer, illegal speed contest, failure to stop at stop signs, speed in excess of 100 miles per hour and unsafe speed.

 

Horton’s motorcycle, a 2005 Suzuki Hayabusa, was impounded

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