Deputies Say Morales Fled Accident Scene On Highway 67

AUBURN – Mario Morales-Ajanel, 29, of Nebraska City is scheduled for a Sept. 25 preliminary hearing in Nemaha County Court on a possession charge.

Nemaha County sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 67 and 736 Road on Aug. 6. The driver of one of the vehicles had fled on foot before deputies arrived and Morales was found 2.5 miles away.

An arrest affidavit said Morales had a Guatemala identification card and blister packages of Tramadol, a controlled substance.

Morales was also wanted on a warrant for failure to appear in Otoe County on a driving under the influence charge.

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