UPDATE: Man in custody after early morning chase

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News


UPDATE: Lincoln Police arrested 42-year-old Toby Leiting for fleeing arrest. They say they pulled him over on Salt Creek Roadway near Innovation Campus because he was missing a license plate.

Leiting was slow to answer questions, then took off in his car. Police followed him to 20th and Benton, where he got out and ran a short ways on foot before they caught him.

Police say Leiting was driving on a 15-year license revocation.


Lincoln Police have taken a man into custody this morning after a high speed chase.

It spanned multiple blocks and thankfully no one was injured in the incident.

Authorities say the man was stopped earlier at a traffic light on Antelope Valley Pkwy. He spoke with officers during the stop before suddenly taking off.

Police then pursued as the suspect drove through residential areas before coming to a stop near 20th and Benton around 2 a.m.

There, officers were able to capture him after he took off from his vehicle towards a creek.

We’ll bring you more details on this incident when they become available.