A YouTuber who says he likes to “go fast” on his motorcycle sped straight into jail after he allegedly zoomed 150 mph down a Colorado highway and posted a video of his joyride.
The Colorado State Patrol issued an arrest warrant for 32-year-old Rendon Dietzmann of Texas for a slew of charges including menacing, reckless endangerment and speeding 40 or more miles over the limit. Dietzmann runs the YouTube channel “Gixxer brah” where he posts videos of himself riding motorcycles. He has over 250,000 subscribers and has posted nearly 500 videos.
On Sept. 28, Dietzmann sped down Interstate 25 between Colorado Springs and the Metro Denver area at upward of 150 mph. While that route usually takes about an hour, Dietzmann allegedly did it in 20 minutes. The video he posted to YouTube has since been taken down but troopers released a clip of Dietzmann allegedly weaving in and out of traffic. At several points during the video, Dietzman zooms in on the speedometer showing how fast he’s going.
“Illegal and reckless driving behavior will not be tolerated in Colorado,” Sgt. Troy Kessler with the Colorado State Patrol’s Public Affairs Office said in a press release. “We care too much for those traveling on our roadways to ignore the blatant disregard for the safety of others.”
The video of the Colorado joyride went viral but cops received several tips leading to his arrest at his home in the Dallas area. YouTube told Fox News Digital it took down the video because its policies prohibit “harmful or dangerous acts” that “have a serious risk of severe bodily harm or death.”
“Unfortunately, this YouTuber’s driving behavior is not unusual or out of the ordinary. Mr. Dietzmann has posted multiple videos from different parts of the country on his channel exhibiting similar driving actions,” Colorado troopers said.
He was arrested on Feb. 7 and taken to the Denton County Jail in Texas. He’s awaiting extradition back to Colorado when he will receive a court date.
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