Man arrested for stealing cars and fleeing from officers

Noah Miller
Noah Miller(Lincoln Police Department)
Published: Jan. 4, 2021 at 11:46 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Officers with the Lincoln Police Department recently arrested a man for stealing cars and using stolen bank cards.

Back on December 18th, investigators were looking into a stolen car from Trail Ridge Drive and N 81st Street, in East Lincoln.

LPD said the suspect also stole bank cards and was using them, approximately $130 was stolen in those transactions.

Investigators used video surveillance footage to infidelity the suspect as 21-year-old Noah Miller.

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On Saturday, around 11:30 a.m., LPD investigators started looking into another stolen car on N 70th Street, near Adams Street.

The following day, on Sunday, officers started investigating a package theft.

According to police, using video surveillance, investigators identified Miller as the suspect in the stolen car case.

While officers were searching the area, they saw the stolen car driving near N 14th and Superior Streets.

LPD said as officers tried stopping the car, it sped off and officers did not chase after the car.

Police said officers located the abandoned car at N 9th and Adam Streets where officers set up a perimeter and using a K9 found Miller in a backyard with the keys to the car near him.

Miller was arrested and is facing theft by unlawful taking charges, two counts of unauthorized use of a financial transaction device charges, possession of stolen property, and fleeing to avoid arrest charges.

According to LPD, Miller is the same person who was taken into custody for spray painting a swastika on the South Street Temple in Lincoln last year.

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