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Motorcyclist turns himself in one day after 30 mile chase

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Dec 24 2013 01:48:05 AM CST
Updated On: Aug 12 2013 11:18:36 PM CDT

The motorcyclist who led police on a high-speed chase over two counties and 30 miles turned himself in to police on Monday.

Police say 20-year-old Jerry McKinney is charged with felony fleeing to elude, traveling 150 m.p.h. in a 55 m.p.h. zone, careless and reckless driving, displaying fictitious plates, and failure to have a proper inspection.

McKinney is an active duty marine at New River.


Troopers are looking for a motorcyclist who led them on a 30-mile chase early Monday morning, according to the Highway Patrol.

Investigators said the chase began on N.C. 24 near Hubert in Onslow County. It continued into Carteret County before the driver jumped off the motorcycle on Broad Creek Loop Road and ran into a neighborhood, troopers said.

The suspect is described as a white male, and investigators said they may know who he is. At last check, troopers were still searching for him.

There was no word on a motive.