Motorcycle clocked at nearly 100-mph in Audubon County


October 27th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

A high speed chase that began at around 11-a.m. Wednesday in Audubon County ended with an Omaha man being arrested without further incident. The Audubon County Sheriff’s Department says 35-year old Patrick Eugene Petersen, of Omaha, was charged with Eluding, Failure to have a driver’s license and insurance, and speeding. 

Peterson was pursued by Audubon County Sheriff’s Deputies after the motorycle he was riding was clocked at speeds ranging from 90-to 100-miles per hour. The pursuit started on the west side of Kimballton and continued along Highway 44 about 8-to 10-miles into Shelby County, before Petersen pulled over and was taken into custody.

He was being held in the Audubon County Jail on $2,000 bond.