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July 12, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol Carrier Enforcement Division has assessed $331,920.00 in civil penalties against Von Busch and Sons Inc. of Lincoln, NE. The investigation into the company came after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) produced a list in which Von Busch and Sons Inc. was listed as a carrier with severe problems involving maintenance and operation of commercial vehicles. Additionally, on February 15, 2018, the company was involved in a one-vehicle fatality accident...
July 12, 2018
(Norfolk, NE)
A crash in Pierce County at the intersection of Highway 81 and Highway 13 has claimed the lives of two people, one of them a small child. The crash occurred at approximately 12:45 p.m. Thursday, as a Buick Enclave attempted to turn west from Highway 81 onto Highway 13 when it was struck by a southbound semi. The driver of the Buick was pronounced deceased on the scene. There were three small children in the vehicle as well. Two of the children were transported to Faith Regional Health Services...
July 11, 2018
(Scottsbluff, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Troop E have completed a three-month special enforcement operation focused on alcohol-related crashes. The enforcement, which ran from April 1 through June 30, included sobriety checkpoints throughout Scotts Bluff County. Scotts Bluff County has been identified as a priority county by the Nebraska Department of Transportation – Highway Safety Office (NDOT-HSO) for the high rate of alcohol involvement in crashes. During the effort, NSP worked with...
July 7, 2018
(Norfolk, NE)
One person has been arrested after ramming into a Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) cruiser and a Dakota County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) vehicle during a pursuit Friday evening in South Sioux City. An NSP sergeant became involved in a pursuit at approximately 6:20 p.m. when a suspect being pursued by the South Sioux City Police Department approached the intersection of 29th St and Highway 77. The suspect was traveling at approximately 80 miles per hour in a 45 mile per hour zone and passing vehicles...
July 6, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) took 16 impaired drivers off the road during special enforcement operations over the July 4th holiday. The effort, which ran from July 3-5, placed an emphasis on taking drunk drivers off the road. Troopers worked to reduce the potential for serious injury or fatality crashes in several counties identified as priority counties by the Nebraska Department of Transportation – Highway Safety Office (NDOT-HSO). In addition to the 16 arrests for drunk or...
July 5, 2018
(Scottsbluff, NE)
A Florida man has been arrested following a road rage incident on Interstate 80 near Kimball Wednesday evening. At approximately 9:30 p.m. MT Wednesday, July 4, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) received a report of a man shooting from one vehicle into another on I-80 near mile marker 20. The victims, driving westbound in a 2005 Chrysler minivan, reported that they had come upon the suspect vehicle, a 2000 Kia Rio, traveling at 45 miles per hour through a one-lane construction zone. The driver of...
July 3, 2018
(Omaha, NE)
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office joint Criminal Interdiction Unit (CIU) have arrested one man and seized 11 pounds of heroin during an encounter in Omaha. CIU Investigators had contact with the suspect at a commercial transportation facility in Omaha on Monday, July 2, when they become suspicious of criminal activity. A search of the suspect’s suitcase resulted in the discovery of multiple bundles of heroin. Investigators then found additional...
July 2, 2018
(Grand Island, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested two men and seized 52 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80. The stop occurred at approximately 1:45 p.m. Sunday near Aurora, when a trooper observed an eastbound 2018 Jeep speeding near mile marker 329. During the traffic stop, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity and conducted a search of the vehicle. The search revealed marijuana inside two large boxes in the rear of the vehicle. Additional...
July 2, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
Troopers across Nebraska will be on patrol in the days surrounding the Fourth of July, looking to take drunk drivers off the road. The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and numerous law enforcement agencies around the state will be working together this week to reduce the potential for alcohol-related crashes. NSP’s effort will run from July 3-5 and include troopers all over the state. “Our state has many incredible celebrations surrounding the Fourth of July,” said Colonel John Bolduc,...
July 1, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
A motorcycle rider was killed following a short pursuit on Interstate 80 and Highway 6 late Saturday evening. The pursuit began just after 11:00 p.m. when a trooper observed an eastbound Honda sport bike motorcycle traveling at 110 miles per hour and splitting traffic on Interstate 80 near mile marker 404 in Lincoln, where the speed limit is 65 miles per hour. The trooper attempted to stop the motorcycle, but the rider refused to stop and fled. The motorcycle exited I-80 at the Waverly exit, at...
June 29, 2018
(North Platte, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol and many other entities participated in an exercise this week in North Platte to unify all entities who respond to a critical traffic incident. The exercise included a mock crash, with response from law enforcement, emergency medical services, fire departments, road management officials, and tow operators. The concept allows for each discipline to focus on their job, allowing others to do their work. “This exercise was important because it allows us to coordinate with...
June 28, 2018
(Hastings, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol Carrier Enforcement Division, with the assistance of the Hastings Police Department, conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections on Wednesday, June 27, in Hastings and the surrounding area. The surprise inspections target commercial vehicles that might not travel outside the city or pass through weight stations as part of their regular routes. During the special enforcement effort, the Metropolitan Aggressive and Prevention Selective (MAPS) Team...
June 28, 2018
(Kearney, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division, with the assistance of the Kearney Police Department, conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections today, June 28, in Kearney and the surrounding area. The surprise inspections target commercial vehicles that might not travel outside the city or pass through weight stations as part of their regular routes. During the special enforcement effort, the Metropolitan Aggressive and Prevention Selective (MAPS) Team...
June 27, 2018
(Grand Island, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol Carrier Enforcement Division conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections on Tuesday, June 26, in Grand Island and the surrounding area. The surprise inspections target commercial vehicles that might not travel outside the city or pass through weight stations as part of their regular routes. During the special enforcement effort, the Metropolitan Aggressive and Prevention Selective (MAPS) Team conducted 33 vehicle inspections, discovered 141...
June 27, 2018
(Scottsbluff, NE)
One person has been arrested following an operation of the Panhandle Region Team of the Nebraska Human Trafficking Task Force. The operation occurred on Tuesday, June 26, in Sidney. The Task Force was assisted by the WING (Western Nebraska Intelligence and Narcotics Group) Task Force, the Sidney Police Department, Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office, Gering Police Department, Scottsbluff Police Department, the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office, the Nebraska State Patrol, and several other...
June 22, 2018
(Grand Island, NE)
Cadets of the 50th Junior Law Academy have completed a week of training and experiences to get a glimpse of what it takes to be a Trooper with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP). Organized by the American Legion Department of Nebraska, Junior Law is held annually at the NSP Training Academy in Grand Island. The cadets receive instruction from current troopers and take part in presentations on many facets of NSP operations. “We have a number of troopers within NSP today who are graduates of Junior...
June 21, 2018
(Kearney, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two men and seized 290 pounds of marijuana and other products during a traffic stop on Interstate 80. The traffic stop occurred at approximately 8:20 a.m. Wednesday when a trooper observed an eastbound, maroon Freightliner pulling a box trailer make an improper lane change at mile marker 279 near Kearney. The semi also had a lighting defect. During the traffic stop, an NSP K9 detected the odor of a controlled substance coming from the semi-...
June 20, 2018
(North Platte, NE)
A trooper with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), working with the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office, was able to revive a subject suffering from an opioid overdose by administering a dose of NARCAN Tuesday evening near Dunning. Late Tuesday afternoon, the Sheriff’s Office was called with a report of a suicidal person and requested assistance from NSP. Upon arrival at the scene, the subject was discovered to be unconscious and appeared to be suffering from an opioid overdose. The trooper...
June 18, 2018
(North Platte, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is seeking the public’s help in locating a person wanted on multiple charges. An arrest warrant has been issued in Chase County for Kody G. Huff, 30, for the following offenses: first degree assault, kidnapping, terroristic threats, use of a weapon to commit a felony, possession of a weapon by a prohibited person. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Kody Huff, please call the NSP tip line at (308) 535-8137. ###
June 18, 2018
(Grand Island, NE)
On Friday, June 15, Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) conducted alcohol inspections in York and Polk counties. This operation was made possible by a grant from Region V Systems. In total, 26 businesses were inspected. Two businesses sold alcohol to a minor. All of the businesses checked the minor’s ID. These are the businesses which failed the inspection: Pump & Pantry #46 – York (checked ID, sold to minor) Walgreens #10892 – York (checked ID, sold to minor) Businesses...

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