A Fort Calhoun man who led sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase through Nebraska and Iowa in January was sentenced to jail Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
Bradley J. Sutton, 29, pleaded guilty April 23 to resisting arrest-subsequent offense, a Class 3A felony. As part of a plea agreement, a joint sentencing recommendation was made of 180 days in jail.
Sutton is facing a felony burglary charge in Douglas County.
Judge John E. Samson complied with the recommendation. He also sentenced Sutton to nine months post-release supervision. Sutton was given credit for 90 days served.
Sutton declined to comment prior to sentencing.
According to an arrest affidavit, a deputy attempted to stop a 1998 Acura RL for speeding on U.S. Highway 75 between county roads P38 and 40 south of Fort Calhoun. Radar detected the vehicle was traveling 78 mph in a 65 mph zone.
The vehicle entered Douglas County traveling in excess of 100 mph and continued to accelerate to 110 mph as it headed south on U.S. 75. According to a report, the vehicle abruptly changed lanes several times and went around corners in a reckless manner.
As the pursuit approached McKinley Street in Omaha, the car slowed and entered Interstate 680. The deputy terminated the pursuit as the car entered Iowa.
Pottawattamie County deputies initiated a pursuit and were able to get the vehicle stopped. Sutton, identified as the driver, was arrested.