A young Oklahoman is in a heap of trouble today after being arrested for driving over 200 miles per hour on the Oklahoma Turnpike.
High Speed Chase
In an episode that wouldn't have been out of place on Reno 911!, a man that was on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs, alcohol or both, was picked up by police for stealing a pickup truck, and managed to wriggle out of his handcuffs and steal the police cruiser he was being held inside. The entire fiasco, which took place last month near Salt Lake City, can be seen on the cruiser's in-car cameras.
While driving an unmarked police car through a central Florida neighborhood, Detective Brandon Spillings saw something unusual – another unmarked car with strobe lights flashing pulling over a motorist on State Road 200. He knew there wasn't another unmarked car in the area.
A Houston, Texas, man is likely out of his freedom and his General Lee-style Dodge Charger following a police chase. According to news reports from Houston, police clocked the man going 120 mph on a city freeway.
You're a Miami police officer, so high-speed blasts down the highway probably aren't anything new to you. Therefore, it makes perfect sense that when you're late to your off-duty moonlighting gig, you'd run your marked, Miami-Dade Police cruiser up to 120 miles per hour through traffic and do whatever it took to clock in on time, right?
Finnish police car chase harpoon -- Click above to watch video
var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/offbeat_news/Triple_amputee_proves_elusive_for_police'; If one were to create of list of things needed to successfully elude the police in a chase, you'd think a full assortment of limbs would be pretty high on the list. Michael Francis Wiley, 40, from Florida would likely beg to differ. Wiley is a three-time amputee who lost both his arms and one leg in an accident when he was 13. Despite that, he taught himself how to drive with stumps and acquaintances repor