Five Juveniles Were Arrested After High Speed Pursuit Wednesday

WAVERLY- The Nebraska State Patrol has apprehended five juveniles who were involved in a pursuit Wednesday afternoon.

The pursuit began at 1:55 p.m. when the Lincoln Police Department informed NSP of a suspected stolen vehicle traveling eastbound on I-80. A State Trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle refused to stop and a pursuit was initiated toward Greenwood. During the pursuit, speeds reached 107 miles per hour. Spike strips were successfully deployed by Lancaster County Sheriff’s Deputies bringing the vehicle to a stop near Waverly. All five occupants fled on foot, but were all taken into custody by multiple agencies on scene. The driver, a 15-year-old male, was cited for felony flight to avoid arrest and willful reckless driving.

The other four juveniles were released to their parents.