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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Bushkill Man Sentenced For High Speed Chase

SCRANTON- The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Christopher Fish, age 35, of Bushkill, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on February 10, 2017, by United States District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani to four months’ home-confinement and two years’ probation for fleeing and eluding rangers at the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.


According to United States Attorney Bruce D. Brander, Fish engaged in a high speed chase while operating a Black Honda Shadow motorcycle within the National Recreation Area, willfully failed to stop, and attempted to elude a pursuing police officer causing danger to other officers and pedestrians.


The investigation was conducted by the National Park Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Evan Gotlob prosecuted the case.


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Updated February 14, 2017