NSP: 2 Lincoln men arrested after leading troopers on high-speed pursuits

Two motorcyclists were arrested after reportedly leading authorities on a high-speed pursuits on Interstate 80. 

The Nebraska State Patrol arrested 21-year-old Tate Oaks and 22-year-old Dillon Oaks, both of Lincoln, following the pursuits. 

Troopers initiated the chase after seeing the men driving recklessly at high speeds Sunday afternoon near Seward. The men weaved between lanes and split cars, reaching speeds in excess of 130 miles per hour, the patrol said. 

NSP said Dillon Oaks exited at mile marker 366 near Utica, while Tate Oaks missed the exit and stopped on the shoulder where he was arrested. 

Troopers ultimately pursued Dillon Oaks into downtown Lincoln, where he attempted to hide in a parking garage and was taken into custody without further incident. 

Both men were arrested for willful reckless driving, flight to avoid arrest, and no motorcycle endorsement. 

 

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