A Georgian man has been arrested after fleeing from soldiers on a motorcycle and posting a video on TikTok


Police in Clayton County, Georgia have arrested a man fleeing police on a motorcycle that investigators were able to track using TikTok, according to police reports.

Georgia State Police chased the motorcycle through Henry and Clayton counties, a Facebook post Learned from the Clayton County Police Department and eventually lost touch with him.

The department’s Lt. Thomas Reimers heard about the chase and searched social media until he found a video on TikTok and YouTube recorded by the suspect during the chase.

Police say the 2022 Triumph Street Triple RS in the video is relatively rare and has been modified from factory specifications.

Using this information, Lt. Reimers searched through the software and found only one 2022 Triumph Street Triple RS registered in the area to a man in Riverdale.

Further investigation by Lt. Reimers led to the discovery of more photos of the motorcycle at the suspect’s residence and on the suspect’s social media channels.

He then contacted the state police to report what he had uncovered.

On December 14th, Lt. Reimers and a state trooper went to the suspect’s residence to interview him and look at the motorcycle.

The 2022 Triumph Street Triple RS in the video is relatively rare and modified.
Clayton County Police Department

Police said during the visit, the suspect admitted to being the motorcycle rider who fled from police.

Ultimately, police obtained 12 warrants for the suspect’s arrest.

“Without Lt. Reimer’s efforts in the line of duty, it is unlikely that the perpetrator would have been identified and that he would have continued to pose a threat to the citizens of Clayton County,” police said in a Facebook post. .

Clayton County police did not identify a suspect in the post and referred all questions to state police.

Georgia State Police did not immediately respond to requests for the suspect’s identity.

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