SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -- Officers arrested a man early Tuesday after trying to flee from a traffic stop on a motorcycle.
It happened around 1 a.m. near Sprague Avenue, near University.
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to pull over Yevgeniy Rudnitskiy, 25, but officers said he failed to stop. He led them on a short pursuit which ended near 13th and Balfour, where Rudnitskiy ran from the scene.
Within minutes, deputies had set up a perimeter. They quickly spotted Rudnitskiy and tracked him to an apartment complex near 9th and Walnut.
Rudnitskiy has two prior felony convictions for Eluding and several other entries as a suspect in Eluding incidents. Rudnitskiy was booked into the Spokane County Jail for the felony charges of Eluding and Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle. His driving status was also suspended in the 2nd degree.