UWPD Arrests Motorcyclist for Fleeing, OAR, Other Charges

  • Incident date: July 7, 2022, 10:05 pm
  • Incident type: Traffic
  • Location/address: West Gorham Street near North Broom Street

On Thursday, July 7, 2022 at approximately 10:05 p.m., a UWPD officer attempted to stop a motorcyclist on West Gorham Street near North Broom Street for no visible license plate. As the officer initiated a traffic stop, the motorcyclist attempted to flee by driving onto the sidewalk to pass stopped traffic. He swerved onto the sidewalk and passed a vehicle. When he attempted to return to the roadway, he struck two vehicles that were also stopped in traffic. The motorcycle fell over and the operator was was contacted by the officer.

The occupants in the vehicles that were struck were not injured. The motorcyclist was also not injured and refused medical treatment.

The motorcyclist, Patrick L. Marshall, 26, Madison, was arrested and booked into the Dane County Jail for fleeing/eluding, bail jumping, and operating after revocation. Marshall has six previous convictions for operating after revocation.

He was also cited for no license plate and improper passing.