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NEBRASKA TROOPERS ARREST TWO AFTER 158 MPH PURSUIT

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Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested two suspects on multiple charges following a high speed pursuit on Interstate 80 Monday in central Nebraska.

State troopers clocked a Ford Mustang traveling at a high rate of speed on I-80 near North Platte around 3a.m.

Moments later, another trooper clocked the Mustang at a speed of 158 miles per hour and initiated a pursuit.

Spike strips were deployed successfully and the Mustang pulled into a rest area.

The two occupants fled on foot but were captured.

A search of the vehicle revealed more a pound of marijuana and controlled pills.

The two suspects, 27-year-old Patrick Thompson Jr. and 21-year-old Alexandra Ganow, both of Lincoln, were arrested on numerous drug and traffic counts

Both are in custody at the Buffalo County Jail.