Monday 16 September 2019

Biker accused of performing stunts while fleeing police is arrested

The man, known as Baby Jesus, appeared to pull wheelies and stand on his bike as he was pursued by police in Texas.

A rider stands on his motorbike (Blue Mound Police Department/PA)
A rider stands on his motorbike (Blue Mound Police Department/PA)

By Alistair Mason, PA

A man known as Baby Jesus, who was accused of performing stunts on his motorbike while fleeing police, has been arrested.

Police in Blue Mound, Texas, had been hunting Jesus Sebastian Gomez since August 10 and posted a video online which appeared to show the rider standing up on his bike and pulling wheelies as he was pursued.

On August 10, 2019, A stunt rider fled from Blue Mound police during an attempted traffic stop. UPDATE ! ! ! We have...

Posted by Blue Mound Texas Police Department on Monday, August 12, 2019

In the dash-cam footage, a rider is seen evading police for six minutes after an attempted traffic stop, weaving through highway traffic before finally pulling away.

But in a Facebook update on Thursday, officers revealed that Mr Gomez, described as a stunt rider, had turned himself in after nearly a month.

Jesus Sebastian Gomez AKA: Baby Jesus turned himself into the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office yesterday for a felony...

Posted by Blue Mound Texas Police Department on Thursday, September 5, 2019

They wrote: “Jesus Sebastian Gomez AKA: Baby Jesus turned himself into the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office yesterday for a felony warrant (Evading Arrest Vehicle) Blue Mound PD issued for his arrest after he allegedly fled from police on a motorcycle on August 10, 2019.”

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