A Dawson Springs man faces several charges after attempting to flee from officers on a motorcycle Monday night.

Just before 11:30 Princeton Police Officers received a complaint of a loud motorcycle on South Jefferson Street. Officers were able to locate the motorcycle at the Circle K Gas Station.

When officers approached the operator, 31-year-old Jason A. Hilt, he attempted to flee on the motorcycle. Officers were able to stop Hilt by grabbing and holding the clutch. Further investigation revealed that Hilt was wanted on a Hopkins County bench warrant and a search of his person revealed suspected methamphetamine and paraphernalia.

He was arrested and charged with fleeing or evading police first degree, inadequate silencer, operating on a suspended or revoked license, improper registration plate, no registration plates, failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, no insurance second degree, wanton endangerment of a police officer first degree, possession of a controlled substance first degree, second offense (methamphetamine), drug paraphernalia buying and possessing and failure to appear.

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