A Beatrice man was arrested after a high speed pursuit, with speeds reaching triple digits.

A deputy with the Gage County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding on U.S. Highway 136 between Southwest 75th and Southwest 103rd roads Friday morning.

The vehicle failed to stop for the deputy and a pursuit ensued westbound on Highway 136, with speeds reaching 100 mph, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office.

A deputy with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office was able to locate the vehicle traveling westbound on Highway 136 with no headlights on. The deputy was able to stop the vehicle in Jefferson County on Highway 136 near 716th Road, approximately two miles into Jefferson County.

The driver of the vehicle, 27-year-old Kevin Brimmer of Beatrice, was immediately arrested and transported to the Gage County Detention Center.

Brimmer was arrested for driving under revocation, flight to avoid arrest, willful reckless driving and speeding.

  

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