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October 26, 2021
North Platte, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Kansas man following multiple pursuits with the same motorcycle in Lincoln and Dawson Counties. At approximately 12:45 p.m. Monday, a trooper observed a motorcycle speeding as it was traveling eastbound on Interstate 80 near North Platte. The rider refused to stop and fled southbound on Highway 83 in excess of 100 miles per hour. The trooper initiated a pursuit. The motorcycle eventually turned around and began traveling northbound into...
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October 25, 2021
Grand Island, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after locating more than 130 pounds of marijuana and a loaded handgun during a traffic stop on Interstate 80. Friday, October 22, at approximately 1:50 p.m., a trooper observed an eastbound Mitsubishi Outlander following another vehicle too closely on Interstate 80 near Aurora, at mile marker 327. During the traffic stop, the trooper detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed...
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October 22, 2021
Superior, NEB.
The Nebraska State Patrol is now able to release the names of the two victims who were killed in a shooting Thursday afternoon at Agrex Inc. in Superior. Those deceased victims are identified as: Sandra Nelson, 60, of Formoso, Kansas Darin Koepke, 53, of Hadar, Nebraska Sandra Nelson was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident in Superior. Darin Koepke was flown to Bryan Health West Campus in Lincoln where he was later pronounced deceased. A third victim was treated for non-life-...
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October 22, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Nebraska State Troopers, with the assistance of York County Sheriff’s Deputies, have arrested a man following a pursuit on Interstate 80 Friday morning. At approximately 8:10 a.m., law enforcement received a report of a theft at Bomgaars in Central City. The information given also matched the description of a Honda Accord that had been reported stolen out of Lincoln earlier this week. The same vehicle was then reported to have been involved in a fuel theft from a gas station in Hordville, in...
October 21, 2021
Norfolk, NEB.
The Nebraska State Patrol has requested the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office investigate a fatal crash that involved an NSP investigator in the early morning hours Thursday near Walthill. The incident occurred this morning at approximately 5:08 a.m., when an NSP investigator was traveling southbound on Highway 77. The investigator was on duty and driving an unmarked NSP vehicle. As the vehicle was approximately one mile north of Walthill, it struck a pedestrian in the southbound lane of Highway...
October 21, 2021
Superior, NEB.
The Nebraska State Patrol in investigating a shooting incident that occurred in Superior Thursday afternoon. There is no active threat to the public at this time At approximately 2:00 p.m. Thursday, NSP was dispatched to assist the Nuckolls County Sheriff’s Office and Superior Police Department with response to an active shooter incident at the Agrex Elevator in Superior. The Superior and Nelson Fire Departments also responded to the scene. The facility is located at 1401 E. 3rd Street in...
October 21, 2021
Superior, NEB.
A second victim has passed away as the result of a shooting in Superior Thursday afternoon. That victim had been life-flighted from Superior to Bryan Health West Campus in Lincoln with life-threatening injuries. The Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the Nuckolls County Sheriff’s Office, Superior Police Department, and Nuckolls County Attorney’s Office, is investigating the incident, which occurred shortly before 2:00 p.m. Thursday. At approximately 2:00 p.m., NSP was dispatched to...
Vehicle Fire
October 20, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release additional details regarding a multi-fatality crash that occurred Tuesday on Interstate 80 near Goehner. At approximately 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, NSP was alerted to a two-vehicle crash in the westbound lanes. Upon arrival, troopers and Seward County deputies located two semis fully engulfed. After preliminary investigation, it is believed that an eastbound semi crossed the median and struck a westbound semi head on in the westbound lanes near mile marker...
October 19, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people following a pursuit in Dawson and Lincoln Counties overnight. At approximately 12:00 a.m. Tuesday, a trooper performed a traffic stop on a Toyota 4Runner for failing to stop at a stop sign after exiting Interstate 80 at mile marker 231. During the traffic stop, the driver of the vehicle provided a fake name. As another trooper arrived on scene to assist, the driver accelerated and fled northbound on 24A Link. The troopers...
October 16, 2021
Omaha, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have apprehended three juveniles following a pursuit with a stolen vehicle in Omaha. Troopers also recovered two stolen handguns during the incident. At approximately 12:50 a.m. Saturday, NSP received a report that a Jeep Gladiator had been stolen in Lincoln and was traveling eastbound toward Omaha on Interstate 80. A trooper was able to locate the vehicle on I-80 in Omaha and attempted a traffic stop near the 42nd street interchange. The vehicle stopped...
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October 12, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Applications are now open for candidates to become a Nebraska State Trooper and help patrol The Good Life. The Nebraska State Patrol is looking for the next group of recruits ready to serve in communities across the entire state. “A career as a Nebraska State Trooper is full of opportunity in every corner of Nebraska,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “This truly is a career that you get to define. Every day brings something new and it all starts with an...
October 6, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Harvest is in full swing across Nebraska and the Nebraska State Patrol encourages all motorists to be aware of agriculture equipment traveling on roads throughout the state. “Agriculture producers across Nebraska are busy moving from field to field right now, so all motorists should stay alert for slow-moving ag implements,” said Captain Martin Denton, Commander of NSP Carrier Enforcement. “At the same time, we ask all ag producers to be safe on the roads as well.” Motorists are reminded that...
Pink Patch
October 1, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol is joining law enforcement agencies throughout the country for another year of the Pink Patch Project, designed to honor and support those fighting breast cancer. The effort coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The Pink Patch Project is a national effort in which many law enforcement officers wear a pink version of their agency’s shoulder patch. This is the fourth year that NSP has participated. “We are proud to participate once again in this...
Cruisers at Memorial Stadium
October 1, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
As the Nebraska football team returns to action at Memorial Stadium, Nebraska State Troopers will be on the road and in the air on gameday. “Every motorist has a role to play in keeping roads safe with increased traffic on Husker gamedays,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “As we move into the bulk of the home schedule for the Huskers, our troopers will be working hard alongside many others to make sure travel to and from Lincoln is safe on gameday.” NSP...
September 30, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Lincoln woman following a short pursuit in Lincoln early Thursday morning. At approximately 2:00 a.m. today, a trooper observed a Ford Fusion speeding and repeatedly striking the curb on Superior St. near 14th St. The trooper attempted a traffic stop as the vehicle turned southbound onto 14th, but the vehicle refused to yield and fled westbound onto Benton St. The trooper pursued the vehicle until the vehicle failed to navigate a curve at...
September 30, 2021
Grand Island, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have apprehended two juveniles who had fled from a juvenile facility in Lincoln Wednesday. The incident occurred Wednesday afternoon, when a trooper observed a vehicle believed to be associated with the juveniles traveling west of York. At approximately 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, a trooper observed the Ford Explorer exit Interstate 80 at mile marker 348. Before the trooper could turn around to attempt a traffic stop, the driver of the Explorer lost control and...
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September 30, 2021
Omaha, NEB.
The Nebraska State Patrol and Omaha Police Department have arrested two people following a standoff this morning in Omaha. At approximately 2:45 a.m. today, investigators received information about an inmate who had absconded from Omaha Community Corrections. That person was identified as Percy Eubanks, 25. Officers located a vehicle believed to be associated with the subject at an apartment complex located at 6314 S 96th Street in Omaha. Investigators identified an apartment believed to be the...
September 29, 2021
Kearney, NEB.
The Nebraska State Patrol and Kearney Police Department are conducting an investigation after a deceased individual was located Tuesday afternoon south of Minden. At approximately 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Kearney County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle submerged in an irrigation reuse pit near Highway 10, about 3 miles south of Minden. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene, as did the Kearney Police Department and the Nebraska State Patrol, on the belief that the vehicle may be...
Carrier Class
September 27, 2021
Grand Island, NEB.
Troopers and officers from 15 states and 20 agencies have new skills to serve their communities thanks to the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP). On Friday, the NSP Carrier Enforcement Division completed a series of training sessions which offered instruction in multiple disciplines of commercial motor vehicle inspections. “We were proud to host dozens of troopers and officers from other states as they work to gain skills to better serve their communities,” said Captain Martin Denton, Commander of NSP...
September 23, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested several people following multiple incidents across the state Wednesday evening. In Omaha, a trooper observed a motorcycle speeding near 42nd and L Streets. The motorcycle was traveling at 63 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the motorcycle rider refused to yield and fled. The trooper initiated a pursuit. The motorcycle accelerated southbound on 42nd at a high rate of speed, traveling in a...

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