Nebraska man arrested for making threats against ex-girlfriend

(Hamilton County, NE) -- A St. Paul, Nebraska man is behind bars, accused of making threats against his ex-girlfriend.

The Nebraska State Patrol says around 4:00 Tuesday afternoon, they received information that 43 year old Robert Jaeger posed an imminent threat to a former girlfriend. NSP says troopers were able to make contact with the former girlfriend and move her to a safe location. The state patrol says around 7:00 that night, troopers and Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office deputies located Jaeger in a field south of the Interstate 80 interchange at Aurora. Investigators say Jaeger had multiple firearms in his possession.

The state patrol says as Jaeger attempted to leave the area in his pickup, a trooper performed a tactical vehicle intervention to bring the pickup to a stop. Jaeger was then taken into custody without further incident. Troopers located multiple firearms, as well as methamphetamine and controlled substance pills.

Jaeger was arrested for terroristic threats, violating a protection order, possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of a firearm during a drug violation.

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