JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – A Jacksboro man was not able to speed away from the THP for long on Monday afternoon.

Around 3pm, Michael James Boshears was riding a motorcycle (CORRECTION an ATV) without a helmet, according to a report from the Campbell County Jail. A trooper with the Highway Patrol saw the helmet-less Boshears and attempted to make a traffic stop. Though, based on the report, Boshears did not stop.

The trooper was eventually able to pull Boshears over in the 200 block of Pinecrest Road.

Boshears, 37, 182 Kay Springs Circle, Jacksoro, is free this morning on a $1,000 secure bond and is due in court on Oct. 25. He was charged with the helmet law and evading arrest. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 10/12/2022-6AM)