On Monday, April 13, the Thayer County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jesse Durflinger, 24, of Alexandria, after a 911 call was made regarding an incident in which the caller and the suspect were involved.
Around 6:30 p.m., a male caller reported having an altercation with his son, Durflinger.
The 24-year-old reportedly fired a weapon during the incident then fled the residence, taking the weapon with him.
The Nebraska State Patrol responded to assist.
They offered the service of their Air Wing and a K9 unit.
The Alexandria man was taken into custody at approximately 7:45 p.m.
He was found about one mile south of Alexandria in a field.
He was arrested without incident and lodged in the Thayer County Jail with five charges:
- use of a weapon to commit a felony
- terroristic threats,
- obstructing an officer,
- possession of drug paraphernalia
Bond has not yet been set.