WOODLAND (CBS13) — A motorcyclist led officers on a short chase through Woodland before getting stuck in a muddy field and arrested on Thursday night.

The Woodland Police Department said officers saw a motorcycle being ridden without any lights on just after 7 p.m. in the southern part of Woodland.

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The motorcyclist sped away from the officers and a short pursuit was underway to a dirt lot just north of Kentucky Avenue.

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Police said the unnamed suspect attempting to continue fleeing through a muddy field but was forced to lay his motorcycle down in the thick mud.

The officers immediately took the suspect into custody without incident, the department said.

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The driver was arrested for multiple violations and was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and driving without a license.