LSO: two suspected thieves tried to hide in a field

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Authorities in eastern Nebraska say they found two men in a field after they were suspected of stealing catalytic converters. 

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office was called Tuesday afternoon after a witness reported seeing a man after a witness reported seeing a man carry catalytic converters and get into a car near 56th and West A Streets. 

The suspects tried to drive off, but hit a trash can which caused his car to roll into a near by ditch. 

They reportedly ran into nearby field. 

Deputies used K-9 officers and a helicopter during the search. 

They were found an hour later. 

Thirty-five-year-old Daniel Vanwey is facing a number of charges including theft, trespassing and reckless driving. 

The other man was cited for misdemeanors. 

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