A high speed pursuit started in Hood River and ended in Portland. State Police Lt. Gregg Hastings says Thursday morning - a motorcyclist eluded a Hood River Police officer- driving speeds got up to 135 miles and hour. State Police tried to stop the rider on I-84 near Troutdale, but he sped away, weaving through traffic.
A Portland Police motorcycle officer met the bike west of downtown Portland and the driver pulled over and was arrested. Nikolay Mitkov, 20, was cited for attempt to elude, reckless driving and driving with a suspended license.