Motorcyclist arrested after high-speed chase
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala – Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) were led on a pursuit through Limestone and Morgan Counties Monday night.
Officials say a trooper tried to stop a speeding motorcycle on Highway 72, the driver, now identified as 26-year-old James Randal Lightfoot, continued into Athens City limits on U.S. 31.
Officials say Lightfoot was booked into the Limestone County Jail at 12:23 a.m. charged with Speeding, Running a Red Light, Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangerment, and Attempting to Elude.
Officials with the jail tell us he was released at 1:46 a.m. on a $2,000 appearance bond.
The circumstances surrounding the pursuit remain under investigation.