Motorcyclist reaches 138 mph during pursuit, police say

According to the affidavit, the motorcyclist also attempted to brake check the officer while traveling about 130 mph on U.S. Highway 290.

A man has been accused of trying to evade police by reaching a speed of 138 mph on his motorcycle during a pursuit.

On March 4, an officer tried to pull over a motorcyclist who was allegedly seen traveling 85 mph in a 70 mph zone in East Austin without a license plate. According an affidavit, the driver -- identified as Tod Finley -- accelerated to 138 mph after exiting to the toll way at Springdale Road.

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Later, police said Finley, 26, attempted to brake check the officer after he entered U.S. Highway 290 traveling around 130 mph.

Finley then took the Johnny Morris Road exit, made a U-turn under the highway and began driving eastbound on the westbound service road to get back to the intersection, police said.

The affidavit states that at one point, Finley was traveling 100 mph in a 50 mph zone and ran several stop signs.

Finley came to a stop after reaching a dead end on Boyce Lane where officers conducted a search and found a bag with five grams of marijuana in his backpack, police said.

Finley was arrested for evading arrest and for possession of marijuana. According to online records, Finley is not in police custody as of Wednesday afternoon.