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.