Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Update: CCSO Searching For Motorcyclist Who Fled Deputies

UPDATE: Deputies arrested Jeffrey Arthur Perkins on Tuesday night and charged him with high speed fleeing and eluding in connection with this pursuit.

Deputies located Perkins, whose blond hair had been dyed black, at the residence of a friend at 717 109th Ave. N. in Naples Park, according to arrest reports.

He was also charged with not having a motorcycle endorsement, which is required under Florida law.

Earlier news release:
CCSO Searching For Motorcyclist Who Fled Deputies
Collier County Sheriff's Office
Posted Date: 2/7/2013 3:30 PM

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).