Motorcyclist jailed after 140-mph chase

— A motorcyclist fleeing from police at speeds as high as 140 miles per hour was arrested, sent to jail, and now faces multiple charges, authorities said.

At about 3 p.m. Sept. 1, Sheriff’s Patrol Officer Jason Martindale attempted to stop a 2006 Suzuki motorcycle traveling at 110 m.p.h. south on I-87.

The motorcyclist, William G. Moll, 41, of Cohoes, fled south from Northway Exit 19 where he used the U turn path south of Exit 18 to change directions and proceed north on I-87, police said. He continued his run from authorities until he was stopped on the northbound off-ramp at I-87 Exit 22 in Lake George where he then resisted arrest by struggling with officers, police said.

Moll faces a felony charge of first-degree Reckless Endangerment and the Misdemeanors of Resisting Arrest, fourth-degree Criminal Mischief and third-degree Unlawful Flight from a Police Officer. He was also charged with many traffic violations.

Moll was arraigned in Queensbury Town Court where he was sent to Warren County Jail for lack of $15,000 bail.

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