LANE COUNTY, Ore. -- Oregon State Police say three people, two of whom are from Douglas County, were arrested Sunday evening after they allegedly menaced the occupants of a car.
Troopers say the alleged incident stemmed from the vehicle running another motorcycle off the road near Eugene.
Officials say that just before 6:00 p.m., a call came in to OSP dispatch, where someone reported that two motorcycles were chasing a car eastbound on HWY 126W near Eugene.
Witnesses say the operators of the motorcycles, who were wearing Brother Speed Motorcycle Club jackets, were hitting the Toyota Corolla with their hands and a metal object as it traveled down the highway.
At around 6:10 p.m., an OSP trooper spotted the motorcycles and the car, and with the help of Lane County deputies and Eugene police, stopped the motorcycles.
OSP says three people were arrested on multiple charges after an investigation. Those three were: Kenneth J. Cornell, 54, of Roseburg, Phillip A. Davis, 36, of Portland and Amber R. Johnson, 36, of Myrtle Creek.
OSP says the investigation revealed the car reportedly had ran another motorcycle off the road on Hwy 126W about 20 miles west of Eugene, causing it to crash. They have not released the identity of the car's occupants, citing the ongoing investigation.
Cornell and Davis, the motorcycle operators, where both charged with menacing, reckless driving and recklessly endangering another person. Cornell was additionally charged with unlawful possession of a prescription medication.
Johnson, who OSP says was a passenger on one of the motorcycles, was arrested and charged with harassment and resisting arrest.