Police arrest speeding motorcyclist with suspended license

Police arrest speeding motorcyclist with suspended license
Jason James Overhuel, 30 of Keizer

SALEM, Ore. -- Police arrested a speeding motorcyclist on Interstate 5 Saturday morning for reckless driving and driving with a suspended license.

A state trooper pulled over Jason Overhuel, 30, of Keizer, at around 10:30 a.m. after he spotted the motorcyclist going over 100 miles-per-hour on I-5 north of Salem. The trooper also said Overhuel was using all three lanes to pass slower traffic, and he failed to immediately pull over after the patrol car pursued with its lights on.

Overhuel was arrested for reckless driving and issued a citation for driving while suspended. The motorcycle was towed and impounded.

Officials say troopers talked with Overhuel the day before while he was waiting with his motorcycle alongside he road.  Overhuel said he was waiting with the motorcycle while someone went for gas. 

According to a police report Overhuel denied driving the motorcycle when state troopers asked about his suspended license. Troopers said they warned him that he would be cited if they caught him driving.