Troopers Arrest Maryland Man After Dawson County Pursuit
APRIL 10, 2023 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.) — Nebraska State Troopers, with assistance from the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office, have arrested one person after a pursuit on Interstate 80 in Dawson County.
At approximately 7:10 a.m. Monday, a trooper observed an eastbound Chrysler Pacifica speeding at over 100 miles per hour on Interstate 80 near Lexington. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the driver fled. The trooper initiated a pursuit.
The Chrysler exited I-80 at the Lexington interchange, turned around, and began fleeing westbound on I-80. The van maintained speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour during the pursuit. Near the Gothenburg interchange, a Dawson County Sheriff’s Deputy successfully deployed a spike strip to slow the vehicle. The van then came to a stop in the driving lane of I-80 at mile marker 214. The driver was taken into custody without incident.
Troopers located 85 pounds of marijuana, 4 pounds of marijuana products, and a small amount of psilocybin mushroom products in the van. The driver, Antoine Geter, 30, of Baltimore, Maryland, was arrested for willful reckless driving, flight to avoid arrest, possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, and traffic violations. Geter was lodged in Dawson County Jail.