The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who fled deputies during a routine traffic stop in Golden Gate on Wednesday afternoon.
Deputies attempted to stop the driver of a black and yellow Honda motorcycle that was traveling faster than the posted speed limit on Collier Boulevard near the intersection with Immokalee Road around 2:25 p.m.
The driver sped up and led deputies on a pursuit for about six miles. The driver ditched the motorcycle on the dead-end street of Shady Lane, just off Rock Road, and ran away, heading south
Deputies have identified the driver as Jeffrey Arthur Perkins, 23. Deputies said Perkins is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall and 150 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes. He was wearing a neon green shirt. He was not wearing shoes when he ran from deputies.
Perkins has a last known address in Golden Gate Estates. Deputies believe he may be in the Estates or Naples Park areas.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 239.252.9300. Or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.780.TIPS (8477).