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NSP Cruiser
June 14, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol and Nebraska Department of Transportation are urging all motorists to travel safety after a tragic week on Nebraska roadways. “This past week, 15 people lost their lives in traffic crashes across Nebraska,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Every life lost is a tragedy, and this past week should serve as a stark reminder for everyone of how critical it is to drive safely.” The circumstances of every crash are different, but there...
NSP Cruiser
June 11, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have completed the annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign, which focuses on the start of the summer travel season. During the campaign, which ran from May 24 through June 6, troopers removed 45 impaired drivers from the road. Troopers also assisted 681 motorists in need of help on Nebraska’s roadways. “Summer travelers are on the road, and that should bring a renewed focus on safety for all motorists,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the...
June 11, 2021
Norfolk, NEB.
The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a crash that claimed the lives of three people Friday afternoon in Neligh. The crash occurred at approximately 1:00 p.m. at the junction of Highway 14 and Highway 275. After preliminary investigation, troopers believe a truck tractor/semi-trailer was traveling southbound on Highway 14 when it failed to stop at the controlled intersection with Highway 275. The truck tractor/semi-trailer collided with a Dodge Journey that was traveling westbound on...
June 10, 2021
Omaha, NEB.
The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a crash that claimed the lives of four people this morning on Highway 275 near Scribner. The crash occurred at approximately 9:45 a.m. Thursday just east of Scribner on Highway 275, involving a passenger vehicle and a semi. Two adults and one child passed away at the scene. A second child was transported to the hospital in Fremont where the child passed away. All four fatalities were from the passenger vehicle. Investigators are working to identify the...
June 9, 2021
Omaha, NEB.
The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release additional details regarding a death investigation in Cass County. At approximately 9:30 p.m. Monday, deputies with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office were attempting to serve multiple arrest warrants at a residence at 9901 Adams Street in rural Cass County. As deputies were attempting to make contact with the subject, they heard an apparent gunshot come from inside the residence. Deputies then heard a person call for help. Deputies entered the...
55 pounds of cocaine
June 4, 2021
North Platte, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested an Arizona man following the discovery of 55 pounds of cocaine in a vehicle in Cozad. The incident occurred at approximately 1:00 p.m. Thursday, when a trooper contacted a motorist at the Cozad interchange of Interstate 80. During the encounter, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity. Troopers searched the vehicle and found 55 pounds of cocaine hidden in floor compartments of the vehicle. There was also a small amount of...
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June 4, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Troopers have arrested one person after multiple pursuits early Friday morning in Saunders County. At approximately 12:30 a.m. Friday, a trooper observed a northbound Chevrolet Impala with a defective light on Highway 77 near Wahoo. The trooper then observed that the Impala was traveling in excess of 100 miles per hour. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled. The trooper initiated a pursuit. After a short pursuit, the trooper discontinued the pursuit for safety reasons...
methamphetamine
June 4, 2021
Norfolk, NEB.
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people during an investigation in Plainview. Thursday, June 3, investigators executed a search warrant at a residence at 108 S. 2nd Street in Plainview. During the search, investigators located a package containing one pound of suspected methamphetamine. Smaller amounts of methamphetamine were also located in other areas of the home. Two subjects were in the home at the time of the search and were both arrested. Bryan Gloe, 43, and...
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June 3, 2021
Grand Island, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested two people after an incident at the Wood River interchange of Interstate 80. At approximately 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, troopers responded to a report of a fight at a truck stop at the Wood River interchange, at mile marker 300 on I-80. Upon arrival, troopers located the people believed to be involved in the incident. During the investigation, an NSP K9 detected the odor of a controlled substance coming from inside one subject’s vehicle...
NSP Cruiser
June 2, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The summer travel season is officially underway, and the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is reminding motorists to buckle up and put the phone down to help keep the roads safe. “Plenty of people are eager to hit the road for summer vacations,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “As the road trips begin, every motorist has a part to play in keeping Nebraska roads safe.” Memorial Day Weekend marked the start of NSP’s annual “100 Days of Summer” initiative. From...
Truck Driver
May 28, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
With the end of COVID-19 executive orders in the state of Nebraska, the Nebraska State Patrol is reminding owners and operators of commercial trucking vehicles of the status of state and federal exemptions. “The trucking industry has been immeasurably vital during the pandemic,” said Captain Dan Doggett, Commander of the NSP Carrier Enforcement Division. “From hauling PPE, to cleaning supplies, to food, and eventually vaccine shipments, our partners in the trucking industry have been a big part...
Tri-State Partnership
May 28, 2021
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, Iowa State Patrol, and South Dakota Highway Patrol will be working together in the tri-state region during Memorial Day Weekend. “We’ve developed great relationships with our law enforcement partners in our neighboring states,” said Captain Dain Hicks, Commander of Troop B, which covers northeast Nebraska. “This effort is a continuation of that partnership to encourage and maintain safe travel conditions for motorists in all three states.” The effort...
May 25, 2021
Grand Island, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a California woman following a pursuit on Interstate 80 early Tuesday morning. At approximately 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, NSP received a report of a Chrysler sedan traveling at excessive speeds on I-80 westbound near York. A York County Sheriff’s Deputy then reported seeing the vehicle as it was traveling more than 100 miles per hour. A trooper was able to locate the vehicle near mile marker 324. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the...
Recruiting Flyer
May 24, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol is looking for the next class of State Troopers to help patrol The Good Life. Applications are now open for NSP Camp 66. “The journey to becoming a Nebraska State Trooper starts with an application, and we’re looking for men and women who are ready to take that first step,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Filling out that application opens the door to a world of opportunity and a fulfilling career spent serving the people of...
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May 24, 2021
Grand Island, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol were busy this weekend with a variety of incidents throughout the state. At approximately 4:00 p.m. Friday, a trooper observed an eastbound Ford Expedition following another vehicle too closely on Interstate 80 near Aurora, at mile marker 329. During the traffic stop, a K-9 from the Merrick County Sheriff’s Department detected the odor of a controlled substance inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed 181 pounds of marijuana in large bags in...
State2State
May 24, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Be a good neighbor and buckle up. State transportation and law enforcement agencies from Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming are coming together to remind travelers to fasten their seat belts. The State2State. Buckle Up campaign wants both drivers and passengers to stay buckled up no matter what state they are in or how far they are traveling. The campaign coincides with the start of the national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement period, which starts today. During...
NSP Cruiser
May 19, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
As the summer travel season kicks into gear, Nebraska State Troopers will be patrolling the state’s roads day and night in an effort to prevent serious injury or fatality crashes. The national “Click it or Ticket” campaign runs from Monday, May 24, through Sunday, June 6. “Traffic safety takes all of us working together,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “The stats are clear that seat belts save lives. Every time you get into a vehicle, buckle up and...
AED Training
May 18, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Every Nebraska State Patrol vehicle will soon be equipped with enhanced life-saving capabilities thanks to a partnership with The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska Game and Parks, and the Nebraska State Patrol. The effort is part of a $6.4 million grant to equip law enforcement agencies with the next generation of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). NSP will receive 457 AEDs to be placed in both marked and...
Alcohol Inspections
May 17, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have completed alcohol inspections at dozens of businesses in three eastern Nebraska counties. The inspections were held on Saturday, May 15, in Butler, Saunders, and Seward counties. In total, 74 businesses were inspected. Seven businesses sold alcohol to a minor for a non-compliance rate of 9%. The total for each county was: Butler County – 14 businesses inspected. 2 businesses sold to a minor. Saunders County – 40 businesses inspected. 5...
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May 17, 2021
Grand Island, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after locating more than 180 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop Saturday. At approximately 7:45 a.m. Saturday, a trooper observed a Dodge Charger fail to signal a turn and drive on the shoulder while exiting Interstate 80 at mile marker 324, in Hamilton County. During the traffic stop an NSP K9 detected the odor of a controlled substance inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed 186 pounds of marijuana contained...

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