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September 19, 2018
(Scottsbluff, NE)
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) are investigating the death of a female inmate in Garden County. At approximately 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, September 18, investigators were notified that an inmate, Candy C. Flood, 37, from Sidney, had passed away at the Garden County Jail, while she was being housed there on behalf of Cheyenne County. Preliminary information indicates a medical issue may have occurred. Nebraska state law also requires a grand jury to convene in the matter of any in-...
September 12, 2018
(Fremont, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division, with the assistance of the Fremont Police Department, conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections today, September 12, in Fremont and the surrounding area. The surprise inspections target commercial vehicles that might not travel outside the city or pass through weigh stations as part of their regular routes. During the special enforcement effort, the Metropolitan Aggressive and Prevention Selective (MAPS) Team...
September 12, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol, in conjunction with the Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, is hosting the “No More Crimes of Power and Control” conference this week. The conference is being held at Innovation Campus in Lincoln. The conference began this morning and will continue through tomorrow, September 13, featuring speakers and breakout sessions to discuss the latest advancements in the investigation of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking. The...
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September 10, 2018
(Grand Island, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Troop C – Grand Island will provide traffic control and special enforcement operations surrounding Husker Harvest Days in Hall County. During the event, which runs from September 11-13, troopers will have an increased presence working to reduce the potential for serious injury and fatality crashes. “Husker Harvest Days always brings great crowds to the area,” said Captain Jeromy McCoy, Commander – Troop C. “Our troopers will be working with local law enforcement...
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September 5, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol took 43 impaired drivers off the road during the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The enforcement, which ran from August 17 through September 3, was focused on reducing the potential for serious injury or fatal crashes that result from impaired driving. NSP’s efforts included saturation patrols, DUI checkpoints and regular enforcement. Troopers arrested 41 drivers for driving under the influence and two motorcycle riders for driving...
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September 4, 2018
(Omaha, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, Troop A – Omaha, have completed a special enforcement effort aimed at exhibition driving. The operation took place on selected dates from May 1 through August 31. During the special enforcement, troopers arrested three people for reckless driving and issued 36 citations for speeding. “Exhibition speeding is a dangerous practice and our troopers take enforcement seriously,” said Captain Jason Scott, Commander of Troop A. “This enforcement effort not only...
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September 4, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a man following a high speed pursuit that originated on Interstate 80 in Lincoln. The incident happened at approximately 7:50 p.m. Monday, September 3, when a trooper observed a westbound Ford Mustang traveling in excess of 120 miles per hour near mile marker 400 on I-80. Radio communication was made with another trooper further ahead on I-80. That trooper pulled over to wait for the Mustang. When the Mustang passed the trooper at more than...
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August 31, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has developed a new way for the public to receive Endangered Missing Advisories (EMA) directly from NSP. The public can now receive the alerts via text message. “When we launched the EMA system several months ago, we had thousands of people sign up to receive alerts via email directly from NSP,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “But we also heard from citizens that many would prefer text message alerts instead. Thanks to the...
August 30, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
As the Nebraska football team kicks off the 2018 season, Nebraska State Troopers will be on the road, in the air, and on the radio to help provide safe travel before and after the each home game. “There’s no doubt about the anticipation building around this football season,” said Captain Lance Rogers, Commander – Troop H. “We want everyone to arrive and depart from each game safely, and that takes a team effort on the roads. Stay alert with increased traffic volume, avoid distractions, always...
August 29, 2018
(Grand Island, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two men and seized more than 200 pounds of various drugs in a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Alda. The traffic stop occurred at approximately 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, when a trooper noticed an eastbound 2012 Freightliner semi pulling a trailer with a license plate violation near mile marker 305 on I-80. During the stop the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity and an NSP K9 detected the presence of a controlled substance...
August 28, 2018
(Grand Island, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested one woman and seized 101 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Grand Island. At approximately 11:40 a.m. Monday, August 27, a trooper assigned to the NSP Police Service Dog Division observed an eastbound 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe failing to stay in its lane and following too closely near mile marker 307 on I-80. During the traffic stop, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity. A search of the vehicle was...
August 28, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
Citizens across Nebraska may be seeing a new patch on Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) uniforms this fall. Throughout the month of October, troopers will be given the option to replace the standard NSP patch, which depicts the NSP logo in navy blue and red, with a new patch featuring the NSP logo in pink and black. The effort is a way to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research. “The Pink Patch Project is a phenomenal effort around the country for law enforcement to come together with...
August 27, 2018
(Omaha, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a man following a standoff that lasted several hours in Union, Nebraska. At approximately 10:15 a.m., NSP’s assistance was requested by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office following a domestic disturbance involving a father and son. The son had reportedly fired shots during the incident. The father was not struck by gunfire and was able to exit the residence at 230 Larue Street. NSP SWAT arrived on scene and NSP Crisis Negotiators made several...
August 24, 2018
(Grand Island, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) will once again provide safety information and giveaways during the 149th Nebraska State Fair, August 24-September 3, at Fonner Park in Grand Island. Located in the Southeast corner of Expo Building near the center of the State Fairgrounds, NSP’s booth will be staffed by both sworn and civilian members of the agency. NSP will provide information on roadway safety, career opportunities, history of the Patrol, and have giveaways. “The Nebraska State...
August 23, 2018
(North Platte, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a man following a report of a sexual assault at a gas station just off of Interstate 80 in Lincoln County. At approximately 10:00 p.m. Monday, August 21, troopers responded to a gas station at mile marker 179, near North Platte, upon a report from an adult female that a man had assaulted her while they were traveling in a vehicle. The suspect had left the scene before troopers arrived. About an hour later, the vehicle was located by...
August 22, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested two men following a high speed pursuit that began in York County and ended in Otoe County. The incident began when York County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop an eastbound black Nissan Versa for traveling at more than 100 miles per hour at around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 80. As the pursuit left York County, NSP took over the primary role. The suspects continued driving in a reckless manner, traveling at speeds in excess...
August 21, 2018
(North Platte, NE)
Authorities with the Nebraska State Patrol, Custer County Sheriff’s Office, Dawson County Sheriff’s Office, and the Lexington Police Department worked together to quickly locate the victim of an apparent abduction and arrest the suspect this morning in Lexington. The incident happened at approximately 5:00 a.m. when the Custer County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in Callaway following reports that an adult female had been taken against her will by a known acquaintance. The male...
August 21, 2018
(Grand Island, NE)
Commanders within the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and several other law enforcement agencies have begun a ten-week program designed to train officers for future leadership positions. The Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command is being hosted by NSP at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center in Grand Island. “We’re always looking to develop leaders within NSP,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “This program...
August 20, 2018
(North Platte, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), along with the North Platte Police Department, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, and Nebraska Game and Parks, have arrested a man wanted in connection with multiple pursuits in the past week. On Saturday, August 18, NSP responded to a report of a stolen vehicle near Sutherland. While investigating, authorities were able to identify the suspect as Shane Melton, 30, of North Platte. Melton had reportedly been involved in multiple pursuits with law...
August 16, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
As schools start across Nebraska and the summer driving season comes to an end, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) will join agencies all over the country in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Troopers and dispatchers will be working throughout the enforcement, which runs from Friday, August 17 through Monday, September 3, in an effort to reduce the risk of alcohol-related crashes. The national campaign focuses on removing impaired drivers from the road. “As summer comes to a...

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