Car chase from Lincoln to Omaha

Posted By: KLKN Newsroom

A suspect in a car chase from Lincoln to Omaha is behind bars at Douglas County Corrections.

According to Police around 1:30 Sunday afternoon Lincoln Police intended to serve local warrants to 35-year-old Schuyler Dawn near 40th and Highway 2. Dawn eluded police initiating a car chase on the interstate toward Omaha.

Nebraska State Patrol says they followed the suspect on the interstate from an airplane.

Authorties say once in Omaha the suspect was involved in a car accident at 36th and Madison.

KMTV in Omaha reports the suspect then attempted to steal a truck from someone trying to assist people involved with the accident. Dawn then ran over a person trying to stop him from stealing the truck. Authorties say those injuries are non-life threatening.

Police arrested Dawn shortly after the accident near the Stevens Center and is now lodged in Douglas County Corrections.

Authorties say Dawn had a history of fleeing from police.