Olds RCMP Issue Update On Motorcycle Driver Caught Traveling 165/kph

Mounties say on April 11th in Didsbury Provincial Court, 43 year old Billyjack Williams of no fixed address entered guilty pleas on several of the charges he faced.

Olds RCMP have issued an update on the motorcyclist charged with speeding earlier this month.
 
According to police, Billyjack Williams will serve 8 months in custody for driving while disqualified, operating a motor vehicle while pursued by police and failing to comply with conditions of an undertaking.
 
For operating an uninsured motor vehicle on a highway, Williams was fined $2875 dollars and if in default of that payment he will serve 45 days in custody. All other matters were withdrawn.
 
Williams was detected going 165 kilometers per hour in a 100 kph zone on April 4th. It happened on Highway 2A about 6 kilometers south of Bowden.
 
(Full background story below)

A 43 year old man has been charged with a slew of offences after police detected a motorbike traveling 165 kilometers per hour in a 100/kph zone.

According to Olds RCMP, they were conducting patrols on Highway 2A about 6 km South of Bowden on April 4th.

The officer activated police vehicle lights, however the motorcycle did not stop. The bike was seen turning into a residential area at the south end of Bowden.

Residents alerted police to having seen the offender and then advised they could hear the motorbike in the area.

RCMP began an additional patrol when the motorbike exited a nearby alley and turned North toward the police vehicle at low speed.  The motorcyclist attempted to go around the police vehicle but struck the driver side corner of it at low speed.

The operator of the motorcycle surrendered to police after running up over a curb and riding into shrubbery, causing the bike to tip over within approximately 16 meters of the police vehicle. No injuries were incurred by the motorcyclist. The police vehicle and motorbike sustained minor damages.

Further investigation found the operator had 15 outstanding warrants for his arrest out of Wetaskiwin and Blackfalds Detachments. Additionally the plate on the bike was reported stolen.

RCMP say Billyjack Williams of no fixed address is facing a list of charges including driving while disqualified, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle without proof of ownership, speeding and possession of stolen property.

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