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November 21, 2019
(North Platte, NE)
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a North Platte man for arranging to have sex with a 15-year-old girl. The man utilized a social media platform to arrange the meeting and traveled to Ogallala to meet the girl, however those communications were with an NSP investigator posing as the girl. On Wednesday, November 20, investigators arrested Joshua Malsbury, 30, of North Platte, after he arrived in Ogallala for the meeting. Malsbury was arrested on suspicion of...
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November 19, 2019
(Norfolk, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, working with the Cedar and Antelope County Sheriff’s Offices and the Laurel and Randolph Police Departments apprehended a subject following a pursuit Monday morning in northeast Nebraska. At approximately 8:15 a.m. Monday, troopers were informed that the Cedar County Sheriff’s Office was in pursuit of a vehicle traveling westbound on Highway 20 near Laurel. The vehicle, a Buick LeSabre, had previously been reported to law enforcement as potentially...
Alcohol Inspections
November 18, 2019
(North Platte, NE)
During the evening hours of Friday, November 15, Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) conducted alcohol inspections at businesses in Dawson County. This project was supported in whole or part by grant #93.959 under the SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Region II Human Services, and the Nebraska DHHS Division of Behavioral Health. In total, 17 businesses were inspected. Five of those businesses sold alcohol to a minor for a non-compliance rate of 29 percent. Two of the...
Cocaine and Marijuana
November 12, 2019
(North Platte, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a California man and seized cocaine and marijuana found during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Brady. At approximately 7:00 a.m., Sunday, November 10, a trooper observed an eastbound Nissan Rogue speeding near mile marker 200. During the traffic stop, the trooper detected indicators of criminal activity. A search of the vehicle revealed 2.2 pounds of cocaine hidden under the spare tire and 1.5 pounds of marijuana concealed in a box...
THC products
November 8, 2019
(North Platte, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Minnesota man and seized hundreds of packages of THC products following a traffic stop in Custer County. Wednesday evening, November 6, at approximately 5:00 p.m., a trooper observed a Saab sedan speeding near the intersection of Victoria Springs Road and Drive 443, approximately 10 miles west of Sargent. During the traffic stop, a K9 from the Custer Count Sheriff’s Office detected the presence of a controlled substance in the...
November 6, 2019
(North Platte, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) announces the promotion of Trooper Tyler Schmidt to the position of Troop D Captain. Schmidt will be commander for NSP operations for the 27 counties of Troop D, based in North Platte. “Tyler Schmidt brings a broad leadership background in both the private and public sectors to this important position,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “His systems thinking and people-centered approach will be invaluable to the men and women...
Cruiser at Sunset
November 5, 2019
(North Platte, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) were able to bring a low-speed pursuit to a safe conclusion this afternoon near Gothenburg on Interstate 80. At approximately 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, a trooper observed a Chevrolet Suburban traveling eastbound at about 30 miles per hour near mile marker 190 on I-80. The trooper attempted a traffic stop. The vehicle stopped momentarily, but then continued driving at around 30 to 35 miles per hour. Troopers pursued the vehicle, attempting to get the driver...
October 31, 2019
(Omaha, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is issuing safety reminders about winter driving after a trooper was struck by a vehicle while assisting a motorist this week in Omaha. At approximately 11:30 p.m. Monday, the trooper responded to a vehicle parked on the shoulder at the junction of I-80 and I-680 in Omaha. While outside his cruiser and assisting the driver of a Chevrolet Impala, a Chrysler Sebring lost control in the snowy conditions. The trooper was able to leap onto the hood of the Sebring to...
October 28, 2019
(Norfolk, NE)
Law enforcement officials from numerous agencies worked together to take a suspect into custody following a pursuit Sunday morning. At approximately 6:45 a.m. Sunday, a Nebraska State Trooper was dispatched to a welfare check on a Chevrolet pickup that was stalled in the middle of Highway 91 near Howells. The trooper made contact and noticed a male driver unconscious with blood coming from his left ear. The trooper attempted to awaken the driver and requested a rescue squad to proceed to the...
October 25, 2019
(Scottsbluff, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Scottsbluff man following an incident in Scottsbluff Thursday evening, in which the suspect drove his vehicle into an NSP cruiser. At approximately 7:20 p.m. MT Thursday, a trooper attempted a traffic stop on a 1970 Ford pickup for driving with no lights near 21st Avenue and South Beltline Highway in Scottsbluff. Upon stopping, the driver exited the vehicle and refused to obey commands from the trooper. The driver then re-entered the...
October 23, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
A trooper with the Nebraska State Patrol, with deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, apprehended three juveniles and recovered a stolen car following a pursuit in Polk and Merrick Counties. At approximately 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, a trooper attempted a traffic stop on Highway 92 near Shelby for a Toyota Corolla with a defective tail light. The vehicle came to a stop, but fled before the trooper could make contact. The trooper was able to confirm with NSP dispatch that the vehicle had been...
68 pounds of marijuana
October 11, 2019
(Grand Island, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a California man and seized nearly 70 pounds of marijuana, found hidden inside gift-wrapped boxes, during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Wood River. At approximately 3:00 p.m. Thursday, a trooper observed an eastbound Toyota 4Runner following another vehicle too closely near mile marker 296. During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered a meth pipe and a gram of methamphetamine on the driver’s person. Troopers then searched the...
AFIS
October 8, 2019
(Grand Island, NE)
Law enforcement officials from several agencies worked together to take a suspect into custody following a pursuit that crossed several counties Monday evening. At approximately 9:45 p.m., the Sutton Police Department received a report that a stolen straight truck was in the area. Officers located the truck and attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled. Officers initiated a pursuit and followed the vehicle on various county roads, east into Fillmore County, and eventually north into York...
Plaque Presentation
October 3, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
Today, the American Association of State Troopers presented the award for its “Best Looking Cruiser” contest to the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP). “It’s humbling to receive this award on behalf of the Nebraska State Patrol,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Special thanks to Trooper Zost for just taking advantage of an opportunity when he was out doing his job.” NSP won the national contest earlier this year based on the votes of law enforcement supporters...
October 2, 2019
(Norfolk, NE)
The Albion Police Department has arrested an Albion resident for attempted murder following an incident late Monday evening. On September 30, at approximately 10:00 p.m., the Albion Police Department received a report of a shot being fired at a person in Albion. The reporting party was standing on the rear deck of his home when a known subject drove by the property multiple times. As the subject drove by a second time, he fired a single shot from a handgun at the resident and drove away. The...
Football Traffic
September 30, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has completed the first month of special operations related to Husker football home games. During the first three Husker Saturdays, troopers have worked to reduce the potential for serious injury crashes by providing traffic support both on the road and in the air. For home games in August and September, troopers arrested two drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol, issued 16 citations for speeding, and assisted 48 motorists. The special enforcement...
Pink NSP Patch
September 27, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
This October, troopers across Nebraska may be wearing a new patch on their shoulder to support those fighting breast cancer. For the second year, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is participating in the Pink Patch Project. The Pink Patch Project is an effort coordinated with law enforcement agencies across the country to raise awareness and money to fight breast cancer. “Last year, we had a number of troopers across Nebraska decide to wear a pink patch to either honor a loved one or provide...
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September 27, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested three people following two separate pursuits Thursday evening. Thursday evening, NSP and the United States Marshals Service were attempting to locate a subject with multiple outstanding warrants in Platte County. At approximately 7:40 p.m., a trooper observed a vehicle associated with the subject while patrolling in Columbus. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the subject fled. The trooper initiated a pursuit, but terminated the...
Citizen Award
September 20, 2019
(Omaha, NE)
Today, Nebraska State Patrol Colonel John Bolduc presented the Nebraska State Patrol Public Service Award to Pedro Gonzalez Jurado for an act that may have saved a woman’s life on September 11. On September 11, at approximately 11:30 a.m., a female was standing on the Highway 63 Bridge over Interstate 80, at exit 420 near Greenwood in Cass County. Mr. Jurado and his work partner stopped their vehicle to speak with the woman. As troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrived moments later, they...
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September 17, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol and Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence are hosting a three-day conference to assist victim advocates, law enforcement, mental and medical health personnel, and others who work with victims of domestic and sexual violence. The annual “No More Crimes of Power and Control” conference runs from September 17 through September 19 in Lincoln. The conference is being held at The Graduate Hotel in downtown Lincoln. The conference features speakers and...

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