Driver Who Fled Traffic Stop Caught

By: Alex Hassel, Mike McKnight Email
By: Alex Hassel, Mike McKnight Email

A driver who fled a traffic stop in La Vista Saturday afternoon has been taken into custody.

Police pulled over a vehicle near South 74th and Josephine streets just before 4 p.m. because the driver appeared to be a wanted man. He got out and ran, dropping a stash of drugs that included meth and marijuana.

The Omaha police helicopter and a K9 helped locate the suspect hiding in a nearby shed at 73rd and Frederick avenues. His name has not been released.

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