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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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September 16, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested two motorcycle riders following multiple pursuits on Interstate 80 near Seward. At approximately 3:00 p.m., Sunday, NSP received a report of two motorcycles riding recklessly on I-80 westbound near Seward, at mile marker 373. A trooper located the motorcycles and observed that one of motorcycles had no license plate and was doing a wheelie on I-80. When the riders noticed the trooper, they fled at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour...
Captain Jason Scott
September 13, 2019
(Quantico, VA)
Nebraska State Patrol Captain Jason Scott graduated from the 277th Class of the FBI’s National Academy on Friday, September 13, during a ceremony in Quantico, Virginia. Scott is part of a class of 255 students, from 35 countries, that completed 10 weeks of study as part of the FBI National Academy. Captain Scott received his diploma from FBI Director Christopher Wray. “The FBI National Academy provides a wealth of knowledge in many areas of law enforcement leadership,” said Colonel John Bolduc...
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September 12, 2019
(Omaha, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Council Bluffs man following a confrontation in the parking lot of Nebraska Crossing, near exit 432 on Interstate 80. At approximately 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, NSP was informed of a vehicle suspected of a hit and run crash near 108th and L streets in Omaha. The suspect vehicle, a Dodge Dakota, was traveling westbound on I-80 toward Gretna. Witnesses then reported a second hit and run in the parking lot of Nebraska Crossing...
198 LBs of Marijuana, Other Drugs
September 12, 2019
(North Platte, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested four people and seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana and other drugs during two traffic stops on Interstate 80. At approximately 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, September 11, a trooper observed a Hyundai Sonata traveling eastbound at 98 miles per hour near North Platte at mile marker 179 on I-80. The trooper performed a traffic stop and detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Troopers searched the vehicle and located 3 pounds...
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September 9, 2019
(Grand Island, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol has some reminders for those planning to attend Husker Harvest Days in Hall County this week. During the event, which runs from September 10-12, troopers will provide traffic control in the areas around the event and maintain an increased presence in an effort to reduce the potential for crashes. As in previous years, there will be times when Husker Highway will become one-way in and out of the event. “It takes a team effort to put on an event like Husker Harvest Days...
155 LBs of marijuana
September 9, 2019
(North Platte, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a California man and seized 155 pounds of marijuana and hundreds of THC vape cartridges. At approximately 5:10 p.m. Friday, September 6, a trooper observed an Infinity QX60 traveling eastbound at 98 miles per hour on Interstate 80 near Lexington at mile marker 237. The trooper performed a traffic stop and became suspicious of criminal activity. A search of the vehicle revealed 155 pounds of marijuana and 439 THC vape cartridges. The...
14 lbs of marijuana
September 5, 2019
(North Platte, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested three people during multiple drug seizures Tuesday on Interstate 80 near York and North Platte. The traffic stops led to the seizure of marijuana, THC vape cartridges, and controlled pills. At approximately 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, a trooper observed an eastbound Nissan Pathfinder speeding near York at mile marker 353. During the traffic stop, an NSP K9 detected the odor of a controlled substance coming from inside the vehicle. Troopers searched the...
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September 4, 2019
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) took 77 impaired drivers off Nebraska roads during the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The effort ran from August 16 through September 2. “This campaign is an important one as we close the summer driving season,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Our troopers have worked night and day over the summer months to patrol the roads, respond to dangerous situations, and assist in flood relief...
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September 4, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
As the summer months wind down, so does an operation conducted by Nebraska State Troopers in Lancaster and several other counties in southeast Nebraska. Over the last few months, troopers collaborated with Nebraska Game and Parks officials and local law enforcement to maintain high visibility at state recreation areas in Lancaster, Gage, Seward, and Saunders counties. The effort focused on preventing drunk driving on roads near popular recreation areas. “This year was another success for this...
Speed Enforcement
September 2, 2019
(Omaha, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have completed a special enforcement operation focused on excessive speeding in the Omaha metro area. Troopers, working with officers from the Omaha Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office, and the NSP Aviation Support Division, conducted several enforcement efforts in the weekend and evening hours from May 3 through August 31. “Excessive speed is dangerous for everyone on the road,” said Captain Jason Scott...
Gameday Traffic
August 30, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
Nebraska State Troopers will be on the road, in the air, and on the radio to help fans travel safely to Husker football games this season. As the Nebraska football season kicks off tomorrow, the Nebraska State Patrol has some reminders for fans headed to the game. “This season, we want to fans to consider taking alternate routes into Lincoln,” said Captain Sean Caradori, Commander – Troop H. “With an early kickoff time for the first game, traffic will be heavy in the morning hours tomorrow,...
17 pounds of meth
August 30, 2019
(Omaha, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested two people and seized more than 17 pounds of methamphetamine during an investigation near Gretna. At approximately 7:25 p.m., Thursday, August 29, troopers observed a suspicious GMC Safari at a gas station at the Interstate 80 exit at mile marker 432. Due to the proximity of the vehicle to Interstate 80, a focus of high-intensity drug trafficking enforcement operations, troopers began to investigate. During the investigation, an NSP K9...
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August 28, 2019
(Curtis, NE)
The Frontier County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Nebraska State Patrol and several other law enforcement agencies, has arrested a juvenile for making a threatening social media post toward Medicine Valley School. Tuesday morning, August 27, Medicine Valley School was made aware of social media posts that included a threat of violence against the people of the school. The Frontier County Sheriff’s Office responded and worked to secure the school. Several other agencies assisted...
Alcohol Inspections
August 27, 2019
(Norfolk, NE)
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol conducted alcohol and tobacco inspections at businesses through the Troop B area of Northeast Nebraska on Saturday, August 24. Alcohol inspections were held in Stanton, Cuming, and Burt counties. In total, 36 businesses were inspected. Four of the businesses sold alcohol to a minor for a non-compliance rate of 11 percent. The businesses that failed the alcohol inspections were: Tavern 310 – Bancroft KB’s Mini Mart – Lyons Winner’s Grill – Tekamah...
NSP 270 lb marijuana seizure
August 26, 2019
(Grand Island, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a North Carolina man and seized approximately 270 pounds of marijuana and several thousand THC vape cartridges during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 Thursday evening. At approximately 8:15 p.m. Thursday, August 22, a trooper observed a Dodge Ram pickup make an improper lane change near Giltner at mile marker 324. During the traffic stop, an NSP K9 detected the presence of a controlled substance coming from the covered bed of the truck. A search...
Alcohol Inspections
August 20, 2019
(North Platte, NE)
During the evening hours of Saturday, August 17, Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol performed alcohol inspections on businesses in Keith, Chase, and Perkins Counties. In total, 15 businesses were inspected. One business sold alcohol to a minor for a non-compliance rate of 7 percent. All of the businesses checked the minor’s ID. The business that sold alcohol to a minor was: Ogallala Watering Hole (checked ID, sold to minor) Businesses that sell alcohol to a minor are referred to the...
August 20, 2019
(Grand Island, NE)
A standoff with law enforcement in Sherman County lasted for more than two hours before the suspect committed suicide late Monday evening. The incident began at approximately 8:30 p.m. Monday, August 19, near Highway 92 and 472B Avenue in Sherman County. Sherman County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious male in the area. Upon locating the subject, Trevor Jorgensen, 23, of Lincoln, deputies observed that Jorgensen was armed with a firearm. During the initial encounter,...
Sgt Benjamin Schropfer
August 19, 2019
(Pittsburgh, PA)
Nebraska State Patrol Sergeant Benjamin Schropfer has won the 2019 North American Inspectors Championship. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance presented Sgt. Schropfer with the 2019 Jimmy K. Ammons Grand Champion Award at a ceremony Saturday evening in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “This is an incredible accomplishment for Sergeant Schropfer,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Nebraskans should be proud to have a trooper of his caliber working to keep our...
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August 16, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and dozens of law enforcement agencies throughout Nebraska have started the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign as part of a nationwide effort to remove impaired drivers from the road. The effort closes out NSP’s annual “100 Days of Summer” initiative, which runs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend every year. Since Memorial Day weekend, troopers have removed nearly 300 impaired drivers from Nebraska roads. “This has been a busy summer...

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