Motorcyclist Arrested Following High-Speed Chase in Des Moines

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End of motorcycle chase in Des Moines. (WHO-HD)
End of motorcycle chase in Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa — A West Des Moines man is in the Polk County Jail following a motorcycle chase in Des Moines early Wednesday morning.

Des Moines police say 29-year-old Jordan Young was riding a stolen motorcycle when he led officers on a high-speed chase. It ended around 2:00 a.m. at Northeast 51st and Hull. Young tried to take the bike off-road near a wooded area but that’s when officers say the motorcycle stalled.

Jordan Young (WHO-HD)

Young wasn’t injured in the chase but two officers suffered minor injuries when their squad car went into a ditch.

Young faces charges including 2nd degree theft, eluding, and OWI.


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