A Beatrice man was arrested after allegedly hitting 200 mph on a motorcycle during a chase with law enforcement in Fairbury on Saturday, police say.
Jacoby Wilcox, 24, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of three felonies after he led law enforcement on a high-speed chase Saturday afternoon, a Fairbury police press release said.
A Jefferson County Sheriff's deputy first pursued Wilcox, who was driving a 1996 Honda CBR900 Sport westbound at high speeds into downtown Fairbury around 1:20 p.m. Saturday.
A Fairbury Police officer in downtown Fairbury continued the pursuit, later clocking Wilcox at 100 mph as he ran a red light at 14th and K streets.
Wilcox accelerated to 150 mph as he continued westbound, the release said. Police ended the pursuit when they lost track of Wilcox.
Officers later found a motorcycle near 14th and Oak Street and saw Wilcox running south.
Wilcox was caught as he attempted to break into a house and taken to the Jefferson Community Health and Life Hospital for minor injuries, the release said.
On Sunday, he was released from the hospital and arrested on suspicion of flight to avoid arrest, willful reckless driving and resisting address, all felonies.
Witnesses speaking to officers claimed that Wilcox hit speeds near 200 mph as he drove through Fairbury, according to the release.
Wilcox is currently out on bond out of Gage County.