Warrant requested for Ark City man

The Arkansas City Police Department has requested a warrant for an Arkansas City man after he allegedly attempted to flee on a motorcycle Thursday. Nicholas Kane Telles, 43, is accused by police of driving while a habitual violator, driving with a suspended driver’s license (third offense), fleeing to elude a law enforcement officer and operating a motor vehicle with an expired registration. An officer on patrol about 7:49 p.m. Thursday observed a man driving a motorcycle in the 3100 block of North Summit Street. The officer recognized the motorcycle rider as Telles. A check confirmed that Telles had a suspended driver’s license and an expired vehicle registration. The officer followed Telles onto Greenway Avenue and attempted a traffic stop. Telles allegedly stopped but then accelerated rapidly and fled the area. The officer did not pursue the motorcycle.