13-Year-Old Girl That Led Nebraska Police On 100 MPH Chase Was Found With Firearm And Marijuana

On Monday, January 16th, at around 9:30 P.M., Nebraska state troopers noticed Nissan Pathfinder traveling at 35 miles per hour on I-80. When the officers attempts to pull the vehicle over, the SUV started to slow but then accelerated. According to state patrol documents, the suspect vehicle reached over 100 miles per hour.

As the SUV continued eastbound at high speeds, another trooper was able to successfully deploy stop sticks. The suspect then began driving at lower speeds and exited the highway. The trooper that had initially attempted to stop the vehicle performed a tactical vehicle intervention, and the sixteen minute pursuit came to an end.

The driver was stopped then identified as a 13-year-old female. The passenger was an 11-year-old boy. The two minors were taken into police custody without incident. Inside the SUV, police discovered a firearm, a small amount of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Both of the juveniles, who had traveled unsupervised from Colorado, have been placed into protective custody, NBC News reported.

Information about the owner of the vehicle has yet to be released, but the driver has been cited for flight to avoid arrest, willful reckless driving, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia, and numerous traffic violations. The passenger was cited for carrying a concealed weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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