Council Bluffs man arrested after allegedly crashing stolen car
MILLS COUNTY, Iowa (Nebraska) – A Council Bluffs resident faces multiple charges following an overnight chase.
According to the Mills County Sheriff’s Office, Omaha police tracked the stolen vehicle using a helicopter at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday.
It is reported that the car was stolen, and the driver had previously fled from the Omaha police.
A Mills County sheriff’s deputy saw a car on South 287th Street in Silver City, Iowa before it crashed into an embankment at the intersection of Highway 34 and 284th Street.
Authorities then pursued him on foot, and Mills County K9 unit apprehended the suspect.
The suspect, 24-year-old Donovan Belt of Council Bluffs, was charged with first-degree theft, tax evasion, driving with a revoked license and multiple traffic violations.
The Mills County Sheriff’s Office announced on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 that Donovan Belt was arrested following a pursuit involving an Omaha Police Helicopter Patrol (Mills County Sheriff’s Office).
Belt was treated for any injuries before being taken to the Mills County Jail.
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