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Teen Arrested Following Pursuit

Teen Arrested Following Pursuit

The Douglas County Sheriff's Department says a deputy fired his weapon at a vehicle that tried to run him over early Monday morning.

The deputy was dispatched to the area of 146th and State Street to investigate a 2000 Chevy Malibu driving in the area without its lights on. The deputy stopped the car near 163rd and Leeman.  

Investigators say when the deputy approached the car the driver turned around and sped toward him.  The deputy then fired his gun toward the vehicle as it continued past him.  The deputy was not hurt.

Authorities began a pursuit of the car and spike strips were succesfully deployed at Highway 275 and Highway 36.  The car continued west on Highway 275 before rolling to a stop just inside Dodge County.

The driver, 18 year old Wyatt Wilson, was arrested and booked for felony assault on on officer using a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest and willful reckless driving.

Two passengers were not charged and were released to their parents.  An administrative review of the incident is underway.

 

 

 

 

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