MARYLAND STATE POLICE BEAT: Trooper used dash cam to flush Badger from his hole and into cuffs for fleeing on illegal bike
SALISBURY, MD. – A super job of police work took place on Feb. 28, 2019 when Maryland State Police Trooper First Class Travis Workman tracked down a fleeing motorcyclist and put the cuffs on him.
State Police at Salisbury report that on Feb. 28, 2019 at about 3 pm, TFC. Workman was patrolling in the area of West Road and Booth Street in Salisbury, Wicomico County Md.
While in that area, he observed an orange motorcycle being operated on the travel portion of the roadway on Booth Street. TFC Workman attempted to stop the motorcycle and the driver failed to stop choosing instead to flee.
DIRTBAG ON DIRTBIKE – TROOPER CAUGHT YOU ON CAMERA!
Police say that the trooper captured the image of the suspect on his in-car camera and was able to study the description of the suspect in an attempt to locate him.
Approximately two minutes later, the same suspect was observed entering a residence at 726 Ebenezer Drive, less than 500 feet from the initial incident. The suspect was successfully apprehended at that location and identified as Tony Amez Badger, 20, of 726 Ebenezer Drive, Salisbury, Md. The motorcycle (KMT model off road vehicle) was seized due to being unregistered and uninsured.
An additional motorcycle was also seized for public safety. Badger’s license was found to be currently suspended. He was transported to the Wicomico County Jail and held on a $25,000 bond.
Charges include failing to stop for a police vehicle, fleeing and eluding and another dozen traffic offences involving piloting an unregistered and illegal motor vehicle on public roads.