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Scooter guy putt-putts the wrong way on I-93, is eventually arrested

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What in the actual fuck? Magoo? Is that you?

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"Road hog!"

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I've done this before, but it was in GTA and not real life...

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wtf

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Having some fun.
Dog bless him!

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Someone on Twitter said someone on WCVB said the guy was having a mental health crisis and ran from police.

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I didn’t realize a newscaster could diagnose someone from helicopter footage. Why do some people go so far out of their way to make excuses for dangerous criminals?

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and that they didn't pursue him actively because of his condition.

why do some people jump to conclusions on the basis of so little information?

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that would allow police to chase a person the wrong way down an Interstate.

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... for the scooter and bike gang menace, the excuses in particular have been outlandish. These guys can ride their vehicles up to an area where they can scoot around to their heart's content, just as dirt bikers do. That area is not a major urban area and most certainly not the I-93.

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FWIW- the MSP had reported the guy as suicidal- was in other accounts

Saw story this morning and knew it would get turned into something here akin to "killjoy fascist cops ruining wrong-way rider's fun"

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Is your imagination so small that you can't imagine a reporter for WCVB asking police for a rundown on the situation after it ended in order to...you know...report on it?

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Car And Driver saw a vehicle with a combustion engine AND police officers - his poor mind overloaded.

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Yes.

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Dangerous, yes, but if you saw the footage "insane" is a mild description for this.

Although I half expected a helicopter crash in the area given all the airborne activity in these parts.

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Troopers Apprehend Suicidal Man in Medford
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At approximately 9 a.m., Danvers Police attempted to stop a scooter operator who reportedly had a knife and had threatened to harm himself. The male was operating a 2019 Yamaha YW50 scooter erratically. The operator was later spotted in the area of Centennial Drive in Peabody and then a few minutes later driving north on the southbound side of Route 95. The operator got onto Route 114 eastbound and MSP cruisers began following, with no lights on and not in a pursuit posture. ...

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