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January 23, 2020
(Omaha, NE)
Tracks found in the snow leading away from a vehicle assisted Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) in making an arrest Wednesday. The arrest followed a pursuit of a stolen vehicle Wednesday between Fremont and Omaha. At approximately 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, a trooper located a Pontiac G6 that had just been reported stolen from the Fremont area. The vehicle was traveling eastbound on Highway 275 between Fremont and Waterloo. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the driver refused to...
January 23, 2020
(Scottsbluff, NE)
Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Investigators have arrested a former Gering Public Schools teacher on multiple charges related to inappropriate contact with a high school student. NSP began investigating reports of the inappropriate contact in October 2019. Following a thorough investigation, NSP arrested Zachary Boness, 31, of Gering, without incident Wednesday. The investigation revealed that Boness had attempted to have illicit communication with a student via social media. Boness was lodged in...
Stolen Car
January 21, 2020
(Omaha, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the Omaha Police Department, took four people into custody after a pursuit in Omaha overnight. During the pursuit, the suspect vehicle rammed a trooper’s cruiser. At approximately 11:55 p.m. Monday, a trooper attempted a traffic stop on a Mazda 6 near the intersection of N 52nd Street and Grand Avenue. The vehicle had been reported stolen. The driver refused to stop and began traveling at a high rate of speed turning westbound on...
NSP Truck
January 18, 2020
(Lincoln, NE)
One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 Friday near Hershey. The fatal crash was among more than 200 weather-related incidents that troopers responded to Friday. At approximately 11:30 a.m. CT Friday, a Ford Ranger pickup lost control while traveling eastbound on I-80 at mile marker 164, near Hershey. The pickup, driven by Michael Krough, 57, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, crossed the median and struck a westbound semi. Krough was pronounced deceased at the scene. The...
January 17, 2020
(North Platte, NE)
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol Technical Crimes Division have arrested a Palisade man for child enticement by electronic device. This morning, investigators served a search warrant at a residence at 110 N. Kerr St. in Palisade, in Hitchcock County. The investigation began after NSP received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) that an individual at that address had received child pornography via Facebook in December 2019. The occupant,...
53 pounds of marijuana
January 16, 2020
(North Platte, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested four people and seized marijuana, THC products, and fraudulent credit cards during three traffic stops on Interstate 80 Tuesday evening. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, a trooper observed a Honda sedan fail to signal a turn while exiting I-80 at Kearney. During the traffic stop, the trooper detected clandestine activity and performed a search of the vehicle, revealing 15 pounds of marijuana and approximately $1,500. The driver, Peter...
Cruiser Hit
January 13, 2020
(Omaha, NE)
Nebraska State Troopers were busy throughout the weekend responding to dozens of weather-related incidents, which included a motorist striking an NSP cruiser while the trooper was responding to another crash. The trooper was not injured. From Friday afternoon through Sunday, troopers performed 166 motorist assists, responded to 68 crashes, and assisted other agencies with 41 incidents. While responding to a crash Friday evening, a trooper’s cruiser was struck by another vehicle. The crash...
Pursuit
January 12, 2020
(Lincoln, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol brought a multi-county pursuit to a safe conclusion with an arrest Saturday afternoon. At approximately 2:10 p.m., NSP was notified of an incident that occurred at a convenience store at exit 420 on Interstate 80. Based on the vehicle description from the reporting party, a trooper located a Honda Crossover driving westbound on I-80 near mile marker 388. The trooper observed that the vehicle did not have license plates. The trooper attempted a traffic...
11 LBs of Meth
January 9, 2020
(Kearney, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people from California and seized more than ten pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Kearney. At approximately 1:05 a.m. Thursday, a trooper observed an eastbound Chevrolet pickup driving on the shoulder near mile marker 279. During the traffic stop, the trooper detected clandestine activity and performed a search of the vehicle. The search revealed ten packages of methamphetamine hidden behind the driver...
January 9, 2020
(Grand Island, NE)
Investigators with the Central Nebraska Drug and Safe Streets Task Force have seized dozens of firearms and controlled substances from the properties of a convicted felon in Upland. On Wednesday, investigators accompanied parole officers to the home of Donald Greuter, 54, in Upland. During the parole search, parole officers located two long guns, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. At that point, parole officers turned over the evidence to law enforcement and ended their search. Greuter was...
Wing Logo
January 8, 2020
(Scottsbluff, NE)
Investigators with the Western Nebraska Intelligence and Narcotics Group (WING) arrested a Scottsbluff man during an operation Tuesday afternoon. The investigation revealed that Jon Worthman, an attorney based in Alliance, was trading legal fees for cocaine. Worthman, 52, of Scottsbluff, was arrested Tuesday and lodged in the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center for possession of cocaine with intent to deliver. The WING Task Force includes officers and investigators from several agencies in the...
January 7, 2020
(Lincoln, NE)
The Lincoln Lancaster County Narcotics Task Force has arrested three people following an investigation into contraband deliveries to the Nebraska State Penitentiary. Tuesday at approximately 8:00 a.m., investigators arrested an 18-year-old male after he was observed on foot in the area of 14th Street and throwing a package over the wall of the Nebraska State Penitentiary. The package was quickly intercepted by Nebraska Department of Corrections personnel. Two additional subjects believed to be...
In Custody
January 6, 2020
(North Platte, NE)
The Utah Highway Patrol has arrested two persons of interest sought in connection to a homicide in California. The two subjects had been in Nebraska earlier Sunday, prompting the Nebraska State Patrol to issue notice to the public to avoid contact with the men and report any sighting to law enforcement. Jeremy Bailey and Chris Corbit were arrested by the Utah Highway Patrol overnight. ###
Camp 62
January 6, 2020
(Grand Island, NE)
The journey to become a Nebraska State Trooper has officially begun for eighteen recruits. Today, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) started the 62nd Basic Recruit Camp at the NSP Training Academy in Grand Island. “Today marks a milestone for these eighteen recruits, but they’ve been building toward this step for years in the way they’ve lived their lives,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Our Training Academy Troopers will amplify the skills each recruit...
January 6, 2020
(Kearney, NE)
Investigators with the Central Nebraska Drug and Safe Streets Task Force have arrested two people on multiple drug-related charges following an investigation in Kearney. The operation included investigators from the Nebraska State Patrol, Kearney Police Department, Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office, and Adams County Sheriff’s Office. On Friday, January 3, investigators executed a search warrant on a residence at 1000 4th Avenue #28 in Kearney. During the search, investigators located...
January 5, 2020
(North Platte, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol is seeking information on the whereabouts of two California men wanted for questioning in connection to a homicide investigation in Porterville, California. The men were last seen in the area of North Platte, Nebraska on Sunday. The persons of interest are Jeremy Bailey, 20, and Chris Corbit, 25. The two are brothers. Both are considered armed and dangerous. Chris Corbit Jeremy Bailey The two men may be driving a white, two-door 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, which may be...
Cruiser
January 2, 2020
(Lincoln, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol removed 75 impaired drivers from the road during the holiday season. The effort coincided with the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. “Every arrest for impaired driving is potentially a life-saving act,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Our troopers are constantly on the lookout for impaired drivers, but the best way to police drunk driving is for motorists to always drive sober.” During the...
December 26, 2019
(Omaha, NE)
A fatal crash that occurred on Sunday, December 15, near Greenwood, has claimed a fourth life. On Wednesday, December 25, Alexis Pascual Bernabe, 4, of Lincoln, passed away as a result of injuries suffered in the crash. The crash occurred at approximately 11:10 a.m., Sunday, December 15, when a Chevrolet Trailblazer lost control in slick conditions while traveling eastbound on Interstate 80 near mile marker 422. The vehicle then struck an eastbound Mini Cooper, entered the median, rolled, and...
NSP Cruisers
December 26, 2019
(Scottsbluff, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested three people following an incident Tuesday morning, December 24, near Sidney. During the incident, a passenger jumped from a moving vehicle onto Interstate 80. At approximately 6:30 a.m. MT, troopers were alerted to a theft and assault that had occurred at Love’s Truck Stop in Sidney. The suspects were reportedly driving a Ford Explorer that entered Interstate 80, traveling eastbound. A short time later, a trooper located the vehicle near mile...
Winter Weather Kit
December 26, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
As many travelers will be making their way home from holiday gatherings, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) and Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) are urging motorists to be prepared for another round of winter weather. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for much of northern, central and western Nebraska ahead of a storm system that has the potential for varying types of precipitation. The Watch takes affect Friday evening through Saturday night. As the...

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