The Nebraska State Patrol is asking the public for help finding a man who led officers on two high-speed chases through several western counties.
NSP is working with the Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office as well as other local law enforcement in the manhunt. The suspect as identified as 21-year-old Elijah Mason Dunning, of Commerce City, Colorado. Dunning is described as 5’7″ tall, weighing approximately 130 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.
A trooper pulled over a white 2014 Dodge Ram pick-up which had been stolen. As the trooper approached the truck the suspect drove off.
Troopers and other law enforcement officers chased the pick-up two different times. After the second pursuit, the suspect ditched the pick-up and escaped on foot. Officers found a handgun, drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine in the pick-up.
NSP asks if you see Elijah Dunning, or know of his whereabouts, do not approach him. and call the Nebraska State Patrol Troop E Headquarters at (308) 632-1211 or the Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office at (308) 254-2922.