A Fort Calhoun man who led sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase through Nebraska and Iowa in early January accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
Bradley J. Sutton, 29, pleaded guilty to resisting arrest, which was enhanced to a subsequent offense, resulting in a Class 3A felony.
Sutton was convicted of resisting arrest in Douglas County in 2011.
As part of the plea agreement, two other charges were dismissed. The state is recommending sentence of 180 days in jail. He could face up to three years in prison, nine to 18 months post-release supervision and up to a $10,000 fine.
Sutton waived a presentence investigation. Sentencing is set for April 30.
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. He is charged with eluding and operating while under the influence-second offense in Iowa.