San Antonio police: 'Catch me if you can' motorcycle suspect arrested

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by BAILEY McGOWAN

KENS 5 San Antonio

Posted on February 18, 2014 at 1:32 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 18 at 1:41 PM

 The man who posted to the San Antonio Police Department's Facebook page last week taunting them to "catch me if you can" was arrested on the city's northeast side Monday afternoon. 

Police said they arrested Alberto Rodriguez, 27, in the 600 block of Karen Lane Monday. SAPD said they followed a lead on a tip of a stolen motorcycle to the home, according to a Facebook post on SAPD's page. 
 
 
Officers with the SAPD REACT Auto Theft Task Force followed a lead on a stolen motorcycle to a home in the 600 block of Karen Lane. Once there, they encountered Alberto Rodriguez, most recently seen posting a video titled "Catch Me If You Can..." On his Facebook page. The stolen motorcycle was recovered as well. Rodriguez faces his currently outstanding felony warrants, a misdemeanor assault warrant, a possibly charges in connection with the stolen motorcycle.
 
SAPD investigators said  Rodriguez was the motorcyclist behind the video, which shows a motorcycle rider weaving through rush-hour traffic on I-35 at speeds topping 100 miles per hour.
 
In the video, the rider could be seen passing dangerously close to other vehicles.
 
Police Chief William McManus said Rodriguez had three warrants out for his arrest, including evading arrest.
 
The chief said Rodriguez posted the caption "catch me if you can" with the video.
 
Police said they will hold Rodriguez accountable for his three outstanding warrants but do not plan to hold him accountable for the video he posted.

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