Police Chase With Homeless Man Results in Several Charges

NORFOLK, NE —A homeless Norfolk man racked up charges after taking police officers on a chase Tuesday afternoon.

Police went to a neighborhood after neighbors called in saying a man was sitting in his vehicle repeatedly honking his horn. The man was identified as 56-year old Scott Lowry. Lowry was also spotted driving through a residents yard and trying to start a fight with a neighbor.

While police were responding, Lowry left the scene and was spotted by officers speeding on 13 Street and Prospect. In order to avoid police, Lowry cut through alleys, drove through yards and collided with a garage before striking a power pole on Nebraska Avenue. Upon hitting the pole Lowry jumped out of his vehicle and began to run.

Police quickly apprehended Lowry and placed him in cuffs.

Lowry was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, obstructing a peace officer, resisting arrest, willful and reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, flight to avoid arrest and disturbing the peace.

He was housed in the Norfolk City Jail before being transferred to Madison County Jail.

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