Incident:                   Motorcycle Pursuit
Location:                    Mohawk Blvd. & M Street
Case Number:           19-4480
Date/Time:                June 8th, 2019 @ 0229 hrs
Arrested:                   Mitchell Patrick Larkin (28 Years of Age)

On June 8th, 2019, at 2:29 a.m. a Springfield Police Officer initiated a traffic stop on a speeding motorcycle near Mohawk Blvd and M Street. The operator, Mitchell Patrick Larkin, refused to stop and fled toward Marcola at speeds up to 100 mph. Larkin, riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, continued into Brownsville and through Halsey before his motorcycle developed mechanical issues.

Larkin eventually pulled over near Harrisburg, and was promptly taken into custody. He was lodged at the Lane County Jail for Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangering, and Elude by Vehicle. In addition, Larkin had an outstanding Benton County warrant for Failure to Appear on a Criminal Mischief charge.

The Springfield Police Department (SPD) would like to thank the Lane County Sheriff’s Office, and the Linn County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance.

Springfield Police Department (Non-emergency): 541-726-3714.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: Sgt. Humphreys (541) 726-3714.

NEWS RELEASE COMPLETED BY: Sgt. David Grice