Monday, 15 Oct 2018
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189mph biker jailed after police found the video

A biker who has filmed himself at a speed of up to at 189 mph was sentenced to 21 months in prison.

Adam Campion also used his mobile phone to record footage while driving through red lights, driving on the wrong side of the road, pulling wheelies and accelerating in and out of traffic.

The 26-year-old of Nottingham Road, Hucknall, was jailed at Nottingham Crown Court after admitting five counts of dangerous driving and helping an offender in the retention of stolen property.

Nottinghamshire Police said that a laptop containing hundreds of videos and pictures of the dangerous use of motorcycles The Campion address after an investigation of a motorcycle theft

L & # 39; One of the videos shows Campion leading one hand and holding his cell phone in the other, while filming his speedometer, which peaked at 189 mph.

Ashfield District Police Commander, Inspector Glenn Longden, said: "The illegal and dangerous use of motorcycles is a major problem for our communities and although this investigation is extremely complex and long, the result has been satisfactory.] "I hope that this jail sentence will make think those who think that it is acceptable to risk their lives and the lives of others by driving dangerously." [19659002] Investigations are under way to identify other offenders seen in the videos Anyone with information is asked to call Notts Police on 101.

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