NP Man tied to accidents, theft

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - A North Platte man is accused of bad driving, drinking, and stealing a UTV over the weekend. Lincoln County Sheriff's office says 25-year-old Cody Wagner was caught driving a stolen UTV Friday night after they found a vehicle in a ditch on South Miriam Road.

Officials say Wagner put the vehicle in the ditch and also stole an UTV. They say Wagner appeared impaired and refused sobriety tests. Wagner was eventually arrested for 2nd Offense Driving Under the Influence with a blood alcohol level of .15.

Investigators also discovered Wagner was in another accident on a closed canal road by the Diversion Dam and ran through cable netting.

Wagner was jailed on several charges; Criminal Mischief, Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident and Driving Under Suspension.