Motorcycle officer injured in traffic stop that led to multi-agency chase

DECATUR, Ala. – A Decatur police officer has minor injuries after being backed over during a traffic stop.

Decatur police say started a chase from Newcomb Street to Highway 72 in Limestone County.

Gary Bruce Locke (Photo: Decatur Police Department)

Officer Robbie Willis, a motorcycle officer, pulled over the driver of a Ford F150 near Newcomb St and Hwy 20. Authorities say the driver backed over Officer Willis’ bike and drove away.

Officer Willis sustained injuries and is expected to make a full recovery

Multiple law enforcement agencies became involved in the chase.

Authorities have Gary Bruce Locke, 45, of Toney in custody. Locke has been charged with attempted murder and is being held in the Morgan County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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