MADISON COUNTY / FREESTONE COUNTY, Texas – The Texas Department of Public Safety arrested a Kansas man on Interstate 45, near the Richland area, after he fled from law enforcement officers on a motorcycle. 

The preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 1:50 p.m. Saturday, a DPS Trooper attempted to stop a 2005 Harley-Davidson motorcycle for a traffic violation in Madison County.

The motorcyclist – identified as 36-year-old Mahir Alihodiziz – evaded law enforcement for several miles before being stopped by other Troopers, and was taken into custody without incident.

The Texas Department of Public Safety tells FOX 44 News the pursuit was stopped in Navarro County. The Freestone County Sheriff’s Office posted on social media Saturday that this pursuit came to a safe ending for everyone involved.

Alihodiziz was transported to the Leon County Jail for evading in a motor vehicle, and also has an arrest warrant out of Kansas.

Texas DPS will be handling the investigation, any information, and all charges against Alihodiziz.