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Man arrested after high speed chase with 5-year-old in car

Posted: 1:52 PM, Mar 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-11 14:53:17-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — This weekend, Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested an Omaha man after clocking him 102 miles per hour with a child in the car.

The trooper attempted a stop but the driver fled at more than 80 miles per hour before exiting the interstate system and stopping at 4731 S. 16th Street.

The driver and a 5-year-old child exited the vehicle, then the trooper attempted to take the driver into custody.

The driver resisted but was taken into custody as troopers and Omaha Police officers arrived to assist.

The Driver, 31-year-old David Chico of Omaha was arrested for driving under the influence, felony flight to avoid arrest, willful reckless driving, transporting a child while intoxicated, resisting arrest, obstructing a police officer, open alcohol container and speeding at greater than 36 miles per hour over the speed limit.

Chico was lodged in Douglas County Jail and the child was left with family.