SIDNEY – The Fremont County K9 Unit chased down a fleeing SUV and took a quarter pound of methamphetamine off the streets on Monday night.
Sheriff Kevin Aistrope reports that K9 units from Fremont and Mills counties were conducting a narcotics investigation in Tabor when deputies attempted to stop a maroon Chevy Tahoe.
The sheriff says the vehicle fled northbound from Tabor into Mills County. Near the intersection of Highway 275 and Krutzinger Avenue, the vehicle entered a residential yard and continued into a field.
Sheriff Aistrope said deputies quickly apprehended a passenger, who attempted to flee from the moving vehicle.
Deputies used vehicle intervention to bring the Tahoe to a stop as it continued west in the field.
The vehicle had been reported stolen out of LaVista, Neb.
Arrested were 42-year-old Brandon Sutton of Tabor, 43-year-old William Estelle and 33-year-old Martin Fender, both of LaVista, and 19-year-old Faith Stapleton of Red Oak, Iowa.
The sheriff’s office is pursing charges of delivery of controlled substance and possession of a stolen vehicle.