VERMILION — A man who led police on a high-speed chase that crisscrossed state Route 2 multiple times while wearing a hoodie reading “We Don’t Stop For Cops” was stopped by cops last Sunday.
Yousif N. Hamad, 33, of Drake Road in Strongsville, was arrested Sunday after the State Highway Patrol warned Vermilion police two motorcyclists were heading east toward the city limits from the Huron area at 11:51 p.m. Sunday on state Route 2.
The bikers had been spotted traveling at high rates of speed and weaving in and out of traffic, according to police.
Vermilion police stationed along the highway spotted the motorcycles and began to pursue, but the riders split up. Police terminated the pursuit of one motorcycle at the Baumhart Road exit but the other, described as a blue bike with a rider wearing a dark-colored helmet, dark hooded sweatshirt and khaki-colored pants and tan work boots.