Nebraska man charged in chase through 3 states

5 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, August 21 2014 Aug 21, 2014 Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:34:00 AM CDT August 21, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

MARYVILLE (AP) -A Nebraska man is charged in Missouri after a police chase that wound through parts of three states before ending in northwest Missouri.

Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney Robert Rice on Tuesday charged 37-year-old Neal Alan Ulfers, of Lincoln, Nebraska, with tampering and resisting arrest, both felonies.

Ulfers was arrested Monday after the chase ended in Maryville. He is accused of stealing a pickup truck from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and eluding officers in southwest Iowa before entering northwest Missouri. Investigators say the chase reached speeds up to 80 mph, and Ulfers sometimes drove the wrong direction on highways, two-lane blacktops and gravel roads.

The Maryville Daily Forum reports Ulfers was finally forced off the road by a state trooper.

Online court records do not list an attorney for Ulfers.

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