Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope reports that, on the afternoon of Feb. 21, his received a call from the Otoe County Sheriffs Office that there was an active vehicle pursuit crossing over into Fremont County.
Deputies from Otoe County continued to pursue the vehicle that was driven by 36-year-old Brandon Scott Neumeister of Nebraska City.
Neumeister was wanted by Nebraska authorities for a felony parole violation.
Neumeister led deputies on a chase from Nebraska through Fremont County to include the state park. The pursuit continued into the city of Hamburg where 27-year-old Brittany Rose Alexander, also of Nebraska City, jumped from the vehicle and fled on foot.
Deputies continued to pursue Neumeister until he rolled his truck after driving through a citizen’s property.
Neumeister then tried to flee on foot before a Fremont County K9 apprehended him.
Neumeister was transported to jail after refusing medical treatment on scene and later transferred to the hospital once at the jail for injuries from the dog bite and the wreck of his vehicle.
Brittany Alexander was apprehended a short time after Neumeister by the Iowa State Patrol in the area where she had fled from the vehicle.
Both parties are awaiting their initial appearance with multiple charges. Neumeister will be held on his Nebraska parole warrant until his Iowa charges are concluded.
Sheriff Aistrope expressed his gratitude to citizens in Hamburg their help directing deputies towards the suspects.