Motorcyclist arrested after driving 130 mph in West Melbourne

West Melbourne police arrest motorcyclist after driving at speeds of 130 mph.
West Melbourne police arrest motorcyclist after driving at speeds of 130 mph.

WEST MELBOURNE, Florida – A 24-year-old man drove his motorcycle at 130 mph in a 45 mph zone, according to the West Melbourne Police Department.

Turki Adnan Hennawi, 24, was driving with a missing taillight when police tried to conduct a traffic stop.

Instead of stopping for police, Hennawi took off at a high rate of speed down Minton Road.

“The vehicle was visually estimated to be traveling at 130 mph in a 45 mph zone,” the officer said.

Another officer activated his radar and clocked Hennawi at a speed of 129 mph. Hennawi then turned down Flanagan Avenue and into the entrance of Max Rodes Park, which is a dead-end street.

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Hennawi was charged with Fleeing & Eluding a Law Enforcement Officer at High Speed, and Reckless Driving.

Bond set at $10,500.

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Scott Lee travels between Brevard County and Indian River County and has been writing for various publications for approximately 30 years. Lee also writes for Sebastian Daily covering Vero Beach and Florida news. Currently, he covers Palm Bay, West Melbourne, and the Melbourne area.
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