You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and interactive features. Starting at just 99c for 8 weeks.

X

Welcome to SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Your source for Clark and Champaign counties’ hometown news. All readers have free access to a limited number of stories every month.

If you are a News-Sun subscriber, please take a moment to login for unlimited access.

Suspect in high-speed chase arrested


A motorcyclist accused of leading Ohio Highway Patrol troopers on a high-speed chase last month pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a charge of failure to comply with the order of a police officer.

Joseph Baylor, 43, was arrested Tuesday night on an outstanding warrant and arraigned Wednesday morning. His bond has been set at $10,000.

On June 23, a speed monitoring plane spotted a motorcycle allegedly speeding on westbound Interstate 70.

According to an OHP report, a trooper on the ground got behind the motorcycle and tried to stop it. The rider took off and exited onto Ohio 72 northbound, turned around at a gas station then went back to I-70 at high speed.

The officer stopped the pursuit when speeds reached 140 mph, according to the report.

The rider was later identified as Baylor, the registered owner of the bike, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Crime

Texas student recreates family photos with her Chihuahua
Texas student recreates family photos with her Chihuahua

The internet has fallen in love with a mischievous Texas teen and her 7-year-old Chihuahua. Marissa Hooper, a 21-year-old Sam Houston State University student told the Houston Chronicle, that she did what one does when it is summer -- she and her sister methodically recreated family photos in her parents’ home with similar photos of her...
Springfield church, mosque in CBS documentary this weekend
Springfield church, mosque in CBS documentary this weekend

Two Springfield faith communities will be featured in a CBS News documentary this weekend to show how they came together to battle misconceptions and stereotypes The documentary “Beyond Tolerance” includes Central Christian Church and Masjid Al Madina in Springfield and will be broadcast on WHIO TV Channel 7 at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. RELATED...
Girl battling liver disease soars as Young Eagle with legendary pilot
Girl battling liver disease soars as Young Eagle with legendary pilot

Annie Stemen faced near death as an infant from a liver disease. On Thursday, the 17-year-old Fairlawn High School teenager literally soared to new heights as a Young Eagle essay winner capturing a ride with world champion aerobatic performer Sean D. Tucker. The legendary aerial performer will fly his high energy aerobatic demonstration at the Vectren...
Sheriff reduces jail time for Georgia inmates who saved deputy
Sheriff reduces jail time for Georgia inmates who saved deputy

Sheriff Johnny Moats, in Polk County, Georgia, isn’t naming names, but the six inmates who rescued an officer during a work detail last Friday will serve reduced sentences. Many of the six men who rushed to help the officer who’d passed out in the afternoon heat haven’t even been sentenced yet, Moats told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
Clark County officials begin search for 'very outdoorsy’ 11-year-old boy 
Clark County officials begin search for 'very outdoorsy’ 11-year-old boy 

UPDATE @ 5:45 p.m.: More than 40 firefighters, EMTs, police, deputies and at least two K-9 units have launched the search for 11-year-old Perry Beller.  The group is leaving from the Pike Twp. Fire Department, where officials briefed reporters on the boy described as very intelligent and knowledgeable about the outdoors.  Jacob King...
More Stories