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Scranton Man In Custody After High Speed Chase In Archbald

February 5, 2019

ARCHBALD — State police arrested a Scranton man Monday after he crashed his motorcycle during a pursuit that exceeded 130 mph.

Just before 3 p.m., Charles Anthony Anderson, 31, passed a state trooper “at an extremely high rate of speed” traveling west on the Casey Highway on his Kawasaki sport bike, according to state police. The trooper tried to pull Anderson over, but he sped off, weaving in and out of traffic, police said.

He crashed while getting off Interstate 81 South at exit 184, police said.

Anderson is charged with fleeing or attempting to elude police, 25 counts of recklessly endangering another person and related charges. He is free on $5,000 unsecured bail.

— FRANK WILKES LESNEFSKY

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