Norfolk Man Arrested After Pursuit In Stanton County

STANTON COUNTY - A man is in custody after fleeing from police in Stanton County on Saturday morning.

The Stanton County Sheriff's Office says deputies attempted to stop a pickup on Highway 275 east of Norfolk for driving with no tail lights. The pickup fled at high speeds and was finally stopped after crossing over Highway 24.

37-year-old Leonardo Saldana-Castaneda was arrested for willful reckless driving and operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest.

He is also facing a child abuse charge due to a 12-year-old male being in the vehicle during the pursuit.