Nebraska Corrections Officer Charged With Chasing Deer in Pickup Truck

A Nebraska corrections officer was arrested Thursday after being found chasing a deer in his pickup truck through a cornfield in an Omaha park, reported.

Matthew Hagen, 25, was found shortly after midnight in his truck at the Chalco Hills Recreation area, according to the Sarpy County Sheriff's Department.

Police responded to a call reporting a pickup truck crashing into the park's security gate, and police were also told the truck had been seen chasing a deer in the cornfield, reported.

A 10-minute high-speed chase ensued after a Nebraska State Patrol trooper tried to stop Hagen's pickup, but he refused. He resisted, but was arrested after a brief struggle, reported.

Hagen was arrested on several charges including: attempting to assault an office, resisting arrest, flight to avoid arrest felony, willful reckless driving, driving while intoxicated and criminal mischief over $1,500.

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