Dust-bike rider’s scuffle with officer on Biscayne Boulevard caught on video
MIAMI, Fla. – Witnesses recorded the tussle of a Miami police officer struggling to take down a person.
“That man simply pushed a cop off the bike,” the particular person recording the incident on cellphone video says.
At one level, the Miami Police officer even tried to drag the person’s hair to attempt to get him to conform.
However nothing labored, not even a taser. The suspect even ran to a number of automobiles on the highway begging them to let him in.
“Please, please, please.”
It occurred on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 5:54 p.m. with loads of visitors at Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast sixty fifth Avenue.
The person, recognized as Atlas Christopher Bouie, 32, of Port St. Lucie, was noticed on a dust bike by a Miami Police motorbike officer. The officer mentioned whereas he was on patrol, he noticed the suspect using on the flawed aspect of the highway in addition to on the sidewalk going north on Biscayne Boulevard.
Because the officer, turned on his lights and sirens to cease the rider, the suspect took off, accelerating whereas nonetheless driving the grime bike on the sidewalk, the place he ultimately misplaced his steadiness.
That’s when the Miami officer caught as much as him. Because the officer tried to get off of his motorbike, the arrest report says that Bouie pushed him with each fingers to the bottom. When the officer received up, Bouie then took two swings at him with closed fists however missed.
The officer then tried to seize Bouie by the hair to get him onto the bottom to place him into handcuffs however Bouie received away and commenced working. The officer then used a taser. That’s didn’t cease him both.
Police mentioned he then tried to enter the automobiles of passing motorists on the driving force’s sides to get away.
Lastly, a second officer confirmed up and was capable of nab Bouie.
It’s not the person’s first run in with the regulation. In actual fact, he’s been labeled a routine offender for driving and not using a license and for battery and housebreaking.
Final yr, he was arrested for stealing two yellow grime bikes from a enterprise in Port St. Lucie.
When police checked, Bouie has by no means been issued a driver license within the state of Florida. He did have a driver license, however the arrest report didn’t reveal what state it was from. That license didn’t have any endorsement to function a bike, police mentioned.
Bouie’s newest crime, which went viral on social media, earned him a slew of costs of fleeing and eluding an officer, battery on a police officer, resisting an officer with violence, and reckless driving.
He was taken to jail and is predicted to seem in courtroom on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
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