2010-05-27 / Police Reports

DUI Suspect Charged With Smashing Officer’s Bike

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania man is charged with driving under the influence after he allegedly ran over an officer’s bike while fleeing a traffic stop.

Police in Allentown have charged 21-year-old Eric Verbin, of Bath, with DUI and fleeing from police in the traffic stop and pursuit that happened Thursday.

Authorities say an officer on a bicycle had stopped Verbin when the suspect ran over the officer’s bike, sparking a short pursuit that ended when Verbin crashed. The officer wasn’t injured.

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