Suspect flees on foot, later arrested by Beatrice Police on Otoe County warrant

BEATRICE – Beatrice Police this weekend arrested a man on an Otoe County warrant, who fled on foot from officers.

At around 9:55 p.m. Saturday, a patrolling officer noticed a man he recognized as wanted on an arrest warrant from Otoe County, walking east in the one-thousand block of Scott Street.

After slowing his vehicle and asking the man what he was doing, the man began running west on Scott Street.  After police identified themselves and told him to stop, he continued to run.

An officer saw the man turn corners and run between houses.

At about 11 p.m., an officer saw the same man walking near 11th and Scott.  Police directed him to stop and he was taken into custody without incident.

Police arrested 21-year-old Steven J. King on a warrant from Otoe County and for obstructing police.