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July 29, 2021
Omaha, NEB.
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Fort Calhoun man as part of a narcotics investigation in multiple counties. On Wednesday, investigators executed search warrants at multiple locations as part of the investigation. The first location was 5437 Samuel Colt Lane in Fort Calhoun, in Washington County. During a search of the residence, investigators located more than eleven pounds of marijuana, one pound of psilocybin mushrooms, and a handgun. Investigators arrested the...
Trooper and Border Patrol Agent
July 23, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Nebraska State Troopers have completed their deployment to Texas after partnering with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) for multiple weeks. The troopers have all completed their final shift of work and are in the process of returning to Nebraska. “Our troopers performed with great professionalism in tough circumstances in the Del Rio area,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP). “Beyond routine criminal law enforcement, they rescued people from...
July 23, 2021
Chadron, NEB.
The Nebraska State Patrol and Chadron Police Department are seeking the public’s help in locating a person wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide that occurred overnight in Chadron. Authorities are attempting to locate Ian Littlemoon, also known as Sage Littlemoon, for questioning. He may be driving a stolen, blue Ford Freestar minivan with Nebraska license plates 69-B693. His last known location was in Chadron. Ian (Sage) Littlemoon Littlemoon, 20, of Chadron, is described as a...
July 23, 2021
Chadron, NEB.
Law enforcement authorities have located a person sought for questioning in connection with a homicide that occurred overnight in Chadron. The Nebraska State Patrol and Chadron Police Department issued a media advisory Friday morning seeking the public’s help in locating Ian Littlemoon, also known as Sage Littlemoon. Littlemoon, 20, of Chadron, was believed to be traveling in a stolen van. Friday morning, the van was found abandoned northeast of Chadron. Littlemoon has since been located in...
Linda Dillard
July 23, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol is renewing its request for information related to the disappearance of a Jefferson County woman last month. Investigators have been actively investigating the disappearance of Linda Dillard, 55, who was last seen on June 16 in the rural Table Rock area. The investigation remains ongoing. Dillard is believed to be missing under suspicious circumstances. She is described as a white female, 5’0”, 130 lbs., with blue eyes and brown hair (possibly dyed blonde or wearing a...
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July 22, 2021
Omaha, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested an Omaha man following a pursuit overnight. At approximately 12:20 a.m. Thursday, a trooper observed a Ford Focus failing to maintain its lane on Highway 75 near L Street in South Omaha. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle accelerated and fled. The trooper initiated a pursuit. The vehicle fled through area parking lots and city streets, reaching speeds in excess of 80 miles per hour, before colliding with a retaining wall...
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July 16, 2021
Kearney, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Colorado man following a pursuit on Interstate 80 early Friday morning. At approximately 1:30 a.m. Friday, a trooper clocked a 2012 Audi traveling 103 miles per hour on I-80 eastbound near Kearney. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle accelerated and fled. The trooper initiated a pursuit. The vehicle reached speeds in excess of 150 miles per hour during the pursuit, before the vehicle exited at the Shelton...
Carrier Enforcement
July 13, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Operation Safe Driver Week is underway across the country and the Nebraska State Patrol Carrier Enforcement Division is participating once again in the annual safety initiative. The focus of this year’s effort is on speeding. “Operation Safe Driver Week is a great opportunity for our troopers to connect with commercial carriers across Nebraska in an effort to keep Nebraska roads safe,” said Captain Marty Denton, Commander of NSP Carrier Enforcement. “We all share a common goal in road safety...
NSP Cruiser
July 12, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Today is the final day to apply to become a Nebraska State Trooper as part of Camp 66. The recruits of Camp 66 will begin their training program in January with graduation scheduled for June 2022. Applications for Camp 66 will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. tonight. The online application is available at the Nebraska State Jobs website. Applications received after midnight will be considered for Camp 67, which is scheduled to begin in July 2022. “We just launched Camp 65 at the NSP Training...
Motorcycle pursuit
July 9, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Washington man following a pursuit on Interstate 80 Thursday evening. At approximately 8:15 p.m., a trooper observed an eastbound motorcycle traveling in excess of 110 miles per hour near Goehner, at mile marker 372. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the motorcycle refused to stop. The trooper initiated a pursuit. After a few minutes, the motorcycle encountered heavier traffic due to a construction zone. The rider then pulled over...
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July 8, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has launched a new incentive program, designed to increase the number of bilingual troopers and investigators serving Nebraska. The program provides a 2.5% salary increase to troopers who speak another language. The program applies both to current troopers and new hires. “We are proud to have a number of bilingual troopers already working across Nebraska and we’d love to increase that number,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol...
262 pounds of marijuana
July 8, 2021
North Platte, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested one person after locating more than 260 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Dawson County. At approximately 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, a trooper performed a traffic stop on an eastbound Ford Transit Van for driving on the shoulder of I-80 near Lexington at mile marker 238. During the traffic stop, an NSP K9 detected the odor of a controlled substance coming from inside the vehicle. Troopers searched the vehicle and...
Scottsbluff
July 8, 2021
Scottsbluff, NEB.
As thousands gather for the 100th annual Oregon Trail Days, troopers will be working hard to keep the roads of Scotts Bluff County safe throughout the event. Scotts Bluff County is a priority county for the Nebraska Department of Transportation – Highway Safety Office. “Oregon Trail Days is a great event for our community and this milestone year makes it even more special,” said Captain Kurt Von Minden, Commander of NSP Troop E. “Our troopers will be on patrol to make sure residents and...
Linda Dillard
July 7, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol is seeking any information regarding the disappearance of a Jefferson County woman. Linda Dillard, 55, has been missing since the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 16, when she was last seen in the rural Table Rock area. Dillard is believed to be missing under suspicious circumstances. She is described as a white female, 5’0”, 130 lbs., with blue eyes and brown hair (possibly dyed blonde or wearing a wig). She was last seen wearing a white tank top, jean shorts, a...
Camp 65 Day 1
July 6, 2021
Grand Island, NEB.
Seventeen recruits have started their training to become Nebraska State Troopers. The 65th Basic Recruit Camp of the Nebraska State Patrol began this morning at the NSP Training Academy in Grand Island. “This is a milestone day in the lives of these 17 recruits,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Their integrity and commitment to service has brought them to this important day, as they begin training to become a state trooper.” The recruits of Camp 65 are:...
July 2, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Nebraska State Troopers will be on patrol across the state this weekend, working to keep Nebraskans and visitors safe during the Independence Day Weekend. “This weekend is setting up to be filled with great food, friends, and fireworks,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “As we gather to celebrate our nation’s independence, we ask that you do so safely, including on your travels to and from gatherings.” Troopers will be monitoring for impaired driving on...
Captain Denton
July 1, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is pleased to announce that Captain Martin Denton has been named Commander of the NSP Carrier Enforcement Division. Captain Denton succeeds Captain Dan Doggett, who retired on June 30, after a 34-year career with NSP. “Captain Denton has a strong track record as a leader in many areas of our agency,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “His many years in leadership positions, wealth of knowledge as an instructor of several...
Captain Doggett Retirement
June 30, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Commander of the Nebraska State Patrol Carrier Enforcement Division, Captain Dan Doggett, will retire on Wednesday, June 30. Captain Doggett has served the people of Nebraska for more than 34 years. “Captain Doggett has left a tremendous impact on the Nebraska State Patrol, through his years of leadership, instruction, and service,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Our agency, especially the troopers and civilians of the Carrier Enforcement Division,...
June 30, 2021
Scottsbluff, NEB.
The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release additional information regarding an officer-involved shooting that involved the Morrill County Sheriff’s Office. The incident occurred late Tuesday morning in Bayard, in Morrill County. At approximately 11:30 a.m. MT, officers with the WING (Western Nebraska Intelligence and Narcotics Group) Task Force were attempting to serve a search warrant at a residence at 123 2nd Avenue in Bayard. Morrill County Sheriff’s Deputies were assisting the WING Task...
Weigh Station Computers
June 25, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol is using new technology to detect safety issues in commercial vehicles traveling on Interstate 80. The new system also helps keep safe commercial vehicles moving, improving efficiency for trucking companies. “Really the goal of the new technology is two-fold,” said Lt. Mike Maytum, of the NSP Carrier Enforcement Division. “First, we want to identify vehicles that are unsafe, stop them, and make sure that before they leave, it’s safe to do so. The second piece of that...

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