Bluffs man injured and arrested following cycle chash this morning


August 30th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

A Council Bluffs man was injured and taken into custody early this (Thursday) morning, following a chase and crash. The Iowa State Patrol says 18-year old Jaramiah Michael Droescher, of Council Bluffs, lost control of the 2006 Kawasaki motorcycle he was driving at around 3:10-a.m., while he was being pursued for speeding. The bike crashed near the intersection of 23rd Avenue and south 35th Street in Council Bluffs. Droescher suffered minor injuries, and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs for treatment, before being booked into the Pottawattamie County Jail felony charges. The Patrol says the cycle he was driving, had been reported stolen.