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Man charged with reckless endangerment of 2 children on motorcycle

Published On: Jul 15 2014 03:05:21 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 15 2014 03:11:18 PM CDT
shaun hite
KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

Kingsport Police arrest a man for riding a motorcycle with two kids on board - one 9, one 5 - and one of the children not wearing a helmet.

It happened around noon on Monday on Holston Valley Drive. When an officer tried stopping the motorcycle, it sped away.

A chase started across several streets before it came to a stop at a driveway on the 1000 block of Robertson Street.

Police charged Shaun Hite with 2 counts of reckless endangerment and driving on a revoked license.

Hite was also wanted for violating probation.

The children were returned to the custody of their mother.