Pursuit Lands Suspect in Hospital
On February 5, 2018 around 8:50 p.m., Deputies were asked to assist with a pursuit involving a stolen car. The North Platte Police Department was chasing a stolen car north of North Platte, NE. As Deputies responded to the area the pursuit was called off as speeds reached in excess of 95 miles per hour. The vehicle was last seen in the area of Suburban Road and U.S. Highway 83.
While searching for the vehicle Deputies received a call of a rollover accident on North Sandhills Road. They responded and found a lone male driver drinking alcoholic beverage in the vehicle. The vehicle was the same stolen car from the North Platte Police Pursuit. The driver was injured and transported to Great Plains Health.
Deputies identified the driver as; forty eight year old Robert Glen Cheever of North Platte, NE. Mr. Cheever was left at the hospital because of his injuries. Charges are pending and the investigation is ongoing.