State Patrol says it arrested 5 people in connection with 4 pursuits

The Nebraska State Patrol says it has arrested five people following four pursuits in the past week or so.

The pursuits, according to the patrol:

— Thursday morning, Lincoln

A motorist refused to stop near 10th and P Streets. Following a short pursuit, the driver fled from the vehicle and was arrested on suspicion of fifth-offense DUI. A passenger in the vehicle was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

— Wednesday, Seward County, Lincoln

Troopers were involved in two pursuits of motorcycles speeding at more than 90 mph. One occurred on Interstate 80 in Seward County; the other on I-180 in Lincoln. Both pursuits led to the riders crashing and suffering injuries.

— June 1, Thayer County

A trooper attempted to stop a driver for speeding, and the pursuit lasted nearly 20 minutes. The motorist, whose license had been revoked for 15 years, was taken into custody after attempting to flee on foot.

The patrol said the four drivers were arrested on suspicion of felony flight to avoid arrest.