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January 26, 2023
Lexington, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Cozad woman following a pursuit on Interstate 80 Wednesday night in central Nebraska. At approximately, 10:30 p.m., a trooper attempted a traffic stop on a Hyundai Elantra, which was believed to be driven by a subject with multiple felony warrants. The trooper attempted the traffic stop near Overton at mile marker 247 on Interstate 80. The driver of the Hyundai refused to yield and accelerated to speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour. The...
January 24, 2023
Scottsbluff, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested three people in two incidents in Kimball County, including the discovery of over 300 pounds of suspected marijuana. Sunday, at approximately 11:40 a.m. MT, troopers observed a Toyota van parked on the shoulder of Interstate 80 with apparent vehicle trouble near mile marker 8 in Kimball County. The troopers stopped to perform a motorist assist. During the encounter the troopers discovered that the driver, identified as Micah Cameron, 38, of...
Cruiser in the snow
January 20, 2023
North Platte, NEB.
Nebraska State Troopers responded to more than 400 weather-related incidents over the last two days as snow and ice accumulated across Nebraska. Between Wednesday and Thursday, troopers responded to 42 crashes and performed 385 motorist assists. Motorist assists often include slide-offs and drivers who get stranded in the snow. “Many people made the choice to stay off the roads during the worst part of the snowstorm, but the number of incidents increased once the snow stopped falling,” said...
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January 17, 2023
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol and Nebraska Department of Transportation urge Nebraskans to be ready for significant travel impacts from the upcoming winter storm. Heavy snowfall is expected across much of the state, with the potential for a foot of snow along a line from southwest to northeast Nebraska. “This storm will have a major impact on travel in Nebraska throughout Wednesday and into Thursday,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol, “The latest projections...
January 17, 2023
Grand Island, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have apprehended two juveniles from Colorado after a pursuit in central Nebraska Monday night. At approximately 9:35 p.m., a trooper observed an eastbound Nissan Pathfinder traveling on Interstate 80 at approximately 35 miles per hour. The trooper attempted a traffic stop near Kearney, at mile marker 276, but the vehicle accelerated and fled at a high rate of speed. The trooper initiated a pursuit. The vehicle reached speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour...
January 13, 2023
North Platte, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested two people this week after locating over six pounds of suspected cocaine mixed with fentanyl during a traffic stop in Lincoln County. Tuesday, at approximately 1:45 p.m., a trooper performed a traffic stop on an eastbound BMW SUV for a license plate violation. The traffic stop occurred on Interstate 80, at mile marker 162, near Hershey. During the traffic stop, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity. A search of the vehicle revealed...
Suspected Fentanyl Pills
January 13, 2023
Grand Island, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two Arizona men after locating approximately 50,000 suspected fentanyl pills during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Aurora. The incident occurred Thursday, at approximately 8:30 a.m., when a trooper observed an eastbound Toyota Tacoma improperly pass a semi. The traffic stop occurred at mile 326 on I-80, near Aurora. During the traffic stop, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity. A search of the vehicle then revealed...
January 9, 2023
Grand Island, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested two people following a pursuit early Sunday morning in Hamilton County. At approximately 12:15 a.m. Sunday, a trooper observed a Dodge Magnum speeding on Interstate 80 at mile marker 329, near Aurora. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle accelerated and fled at a high rate of speed. The trooper initiated a pursuit. The vehicle exited I-80 at the Aurora interchange and continued fleeing northbound. As the vehicle entered Aurora at...
NSP Cruiser in the snow
January 4, 2023
Lincoln, NEB
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol removed 35 impaired drivers from the road and assisted more than 1,300 motorists during the holiday season as part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. “This holiday season there was plenty of severe winter weather around the state and our troopers kept busy helping motorists and working to keep the roadways safe,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “With the new year now underway, we encourage all...
Camp 67
January 3, 2023
Grand Island, NEB.
The next class of Nebraska State Patrol recruits have officially started their training. Fifteen new recruits will work for the next six months at the NSP Training Academy to earn the title of Trooper. “As we begin the new year, we’re excited to launch our next recruit camp and begin training these men and women to be Nebraska State Troopers,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “These fifteen have chosen to lead a life of service. They come to the academy as...
NSP Unit in Snow
January 2, 2023
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol and Nebraska Department of Transportation are urging travelers to be prepared for winter driving conditions as a major winter storm impacts nearly all of Nebraska today and Tuesday. The National Weather Service is predicting snowfall of approximately one foot in north central Nebraska with several inches expected in other areas. Additionally, ice accumulation is expected to impact a large portion of the state, with the heaviest accumulation currently forecasted to...
December 31, 2022
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an incident in which two adults were found deceased in a home in David City. The discovery occurred Friday afternoon after the Butler County Sheriff’s Office was called by family members to conduct a welfare check at a home in the 1100 block of N 4th Street in David City. The Butler County Attorney’s Office requested the Nebraska State Patrol to conduct the homicide investigation. The decedents have been identified as Dagmara Dorta Diaz, 29, and...
NSP Cruiser
December 27, 2022
Lincoln, NEB
As 2022 comes to an end, the Nebraska State Patrol is urging all motorists to plan ahead if their New Year’s celebration involves alcohol. Troopers will be working overtime on patrol for impaired drivers as part an ongoing nationwide enforcement campaign. “Travel across our state was impacted by severe winter weather last week, but as the weather improves, it’s still important to keep safe travel as your priority behind the wheel,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State...
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December 23, 2022
Lincoln, NEB
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have responded to more than 500 weather-related incidents during this week’s winter storm and blistering cold temperatures. Troopers performed 306 motorist assists statewide on Thursday, in addition to 211 statewide on Wednesday. In many cases, troopers have used their patrol vehicles to transport stranded motorists to safety and out of the cold. Most of those situations have been along Interstate 80 or other highly traveled roadways. “This week’s snow,...
Alcohol Inspections
December 19, 2022
North Platte, NEB.
During the afternoon and evening hours of Tuesday, December 13, investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol conducted alcohol compliance checks in Phelps County. In total, 10 businesses were checked. Three of the businesses sold alcohol to a minor for a non-compliance rate of 30%. Only one business did not check the minor’s ID. The businesses which failed the checks were: Gutterz Fun Center – Holdrege Catrina’s Mexican Cuisine – Holdrege Gourmet House Chinese Restaurant – Holdrege The...
December 16, 2022
Norfolk, NEB.
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have made another arrest in connection with the quadruple murder that occurred in Laurel, Nebraska on August 4. This morning, investigators arrested Carrie Jones, the wife of homicide suspect Jason Jones. The ongoing investigation has included the forensic examination of phones owned by Carrie Jones and Jason Jones. As the investigation has progressed, new information was discovered that indicates Carrie Jones played a role prior to the murders. Gene...
NSP Camp 66
December 16, 2022
Lincoln, NEB
Sixteen new Nebraska State Troopers are ready to serve in communities across the state. Members of the 66th Basic Recruit Class in NSP history were sworn-in today and received their badges during a ceremony at the State Capitol. “Today is a proud day for the Nebraska State Patrol,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Every graduation marks a milestone, not only for the new troopers, but also for our agency as the next class of public servants joins the ranks...
December 15, 2022
Lincoln, NEB
One person has been arrested following a hit-and-run with a Nebraska State Trooper, a pursuit, and an hour-long standoff on Interstate 80. The incident began at approximately 5:10 p.m., after NSP had received information regarding a semi pulling a flatbed trailer that was driving recklessly on Interstate 80 near Lincoln. A trooper observed the semi driving recklessly and attempted a traffic stop near mile marker 409. After the vehicle pulled over to the shoulder, it accelerated in reverse,...
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December 12, 2022
North Platte, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested two people after locating suspected methamphetamine and marijuana during traffic stops on I-80 last week. Wednesday at approximately 2:30 p.m., a trooper observed an eastbound Toyota Camry speeding on I-80 near Maxwell at mile marker 194. During the traffic stop, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity. A search of the vehicle revealed over 20 pounds of suspected methamphetamine located in tubs in the trunk of the vehicle. The driver,...
Alcohol Inspections
December 12, 2022
Kearney, NEB.
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol conducted alcohol compliance checks in Buffalo, Kearney, Logan, Thomas, Hooker, and Grant counties last week. During the evening hours of Saturday, December 3, investigators conducted alcohol compliance checks at businesses in Buffalo and Kearney counties. This effort was made possible thanks in part to grant #0043 from the Nebraska Department of Transportation – Highway Safety Office. In total, 19 businesses were inspected. Two of those businesses...

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