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Low Speed Moped Chase in Muskegon

MUSKEGON, MI – As you watch the video you can count 11 different police cars chasing after a man on a moped.moped

Norton Shores Police have identified the person that they were in pursuit of.  His name is Richard Shear.  Shear was finally arrested.

Richard Shear is 28-years-old.  He suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  He spent time serving in Iraq during his eight years in the Marines.

Fox 17 West Michigan reports that those close to him tell that he has been struggling with PTSD, abusing alcohol to prevent dealing with the deep seeded issues and hitting rock bottom on Sunday.

He allegedly threatened his mother and girlfriend with a sledgehammer and a knife and tried to set the house on fire.

His bond has been set at $100,000.

(**Video contains some explicit language**)

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