Sarpy County authorities seeking suspect they say is armed and dangerous
PAPILLION, Neb. -- Authorities in Sarpy County are searching for a man they say is armed and dangerous.
On May 25, 2023, at approximately 4:30 PM, the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a disturbance near the intersection of 102nd and Capehart Road in rural Sarpy County.
When deputies arrived, they contacted a man who indicated another man who lived in the area had approached him with his vehicle about traffic speeds in the area.
A fight ensued, and the suspect left the area and returned to his residence nearby before deputies arrived, according to a press release.
While deputies were interviewing the reported victim at 102nd and Capehart Road, they heard approximately five to six gunshots coming from the area of 13403 S. 102nd Street.
Upon further investigation, it was determined the shots heard by deputies were believed to have been fired by the suspect from the disturbance, who was identified as Jonathan Sawyer.
According to the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office, Sawyer lives at the address where the shots were fired.
Sawyer was able to flee the scene in his silver 2011 Ford F150 truck with Nebraska license plates WZP 985 before deputies could apprehend him, deputies said.
There is an emergency arrest warrant issued for Sawyer for the following charges: Terroristic Threats, Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony, Third Degree Assault
Anyone who sees Sawyer or the vehicle listed above is asked to avoid approaching the vehicle or Sawyer, and to immediately call 911.