Pusuit ends in Arrest
On January 16, 2018 at 4:45 p.m., Deputies received information that a van previously operated by twenty-eight year old Chance Rangle was stopped on East Meadow Lawns Road (south of North Platte, NE.). Earlier in the day Mr. Rangle resisted arrest and fled North Platte Police Officers. In the process of fleeing, Mr. Rangle drug a North Platte Police Officer on the side of his van, while the officer attempted to stop the van. The officer was injured in the incident.
Deputies and Nebraska State Troopers responded to the area. They located the van now driving south on District 31 Road. The van pulled into a residence and stopped. Deputies and Troopers attempted to get Mr. Rangle to exit the van but he refused. Mr. Rangle again took off, now northbound on District 31 Road. Speeds in the pursuit reached upward of 75 miles per hour.
Nebraska State Troopers deployed spike strips and deflated tires on the vehicle. Mr. Rangle continued to head north eventually turning west on Brown Road. Just prior to Old Highway 83 Road, his vehicle became disabled. Mr. Rangle was arrested without further incident.
Mr. Rangle was transported to the Lincoln County Detention Center and charged with Felony Flight to Avoid Arrest and Possession of Marijuana. Further charges are pending from other Police agencies.