Beatrice police arrested a man with an active warrant Tuesday after a short pursuit in north Beatrice.
On Tuesday at around 8:30 a.m. a Beatrice police officer was on patrol in the 400 block of North Eighth Street when she saw 23-year-old Ryan E. Peden walking northbound.
Arrest documents state the officer knew Peden to have an active Gage County bench warrant and ordered him to come to the officer.
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Peden allegedly fled on foot, heading eastbound toward North Ninth Street.
He was eventually found hiding in a basement utility closet of an apartment complex in the 400 block of North Ninth Street.
Arrest documents state that in his front left coat pocket was a baggie with marijuana. He was placed under arrest for obstructing a peace officer, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.