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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...
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...
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,...
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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...
Cruiser at night
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...
Trooper Kevin Kern
August 16, 2019
(Omaha, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division, with the assistance of the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office, conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections today, August 16, in Sarpy County. The surprise inspections target commercial vehicles that might not travel outside the city or pass through weigh stations as part of their regular routes. During the special enforcement effort, the Metropolitan Aggressive and Prevention Selective (MAPS) Team conducted 40 vehicle...
Carrier Truck Lights
August 16, 2019
(North Platte, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections today, August 16, in North Platte. The surprise inspections target commercial vehicles that might not travel outside the city or pass through weigh stations as part of their regular routes. During the special enforcement effort, the Metropolitan Aggressive and Prevention Selective (MAPS) Team conducted 31 vehicle inspections. Troopers presented a CVSA (Commercial Vehicle...
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August 15, 2019
(Omaha, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Bellevue man on numerous charges following a pursuit overnight in Omaha. At approximately 2:45 a.m., a trooper observed a 1995 Chevrolet 1500 running a stop sign near 69th and Grant streets. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle refused to stop and fled west toward 72nd street. The trooper initiated a pursuit and the vehicle turned southbound on 72nd street, fleeing toward Interstate 80. The vehicle entered I-80...
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August 6, 2019
(Scottsbluff, NE)
Investigators with the Western Nebraska Intelligence and Narcotics Group (WING) Task Force have arrested five people following an investigation into drug trafficking in Scottsbluff. This morning, investigators from the Nebraska State Patrol, Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office, and Scottsbluff Police Department served a search warrant at the Capri Motel, at 2424 Avenue I in Scottsbluff. During the search, investigators found a total of 25 grams of methamphetamine and arrested five people...
Best Cruiser Winner
July 31, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has claimed the top spot in this year’s Best-Looking Cruiser contest, organized by the American Association of State Troopers (AAST). The contest, which was decided by a vote of the public, included photos of cruisers from state and highway patrols across the entire country. NSP finished in first place and will be featured on the cover of the 2020 AAST Cruiser Calendar. The others agencies that will be represented in the calendar are from Michigan, New Hampshire...
NSP Camp 60
June 21, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
Fourteen new Nebraska State Troopers received their badges and were sworn-in during a ceremony this morning at the Nebraska State Capitol. The new troopers represent the 60th Basic Recruit Class in Nebraska State Patrol history. “Yesterday, Nebraska lost a dedicated and heroic public servant, Trooper Jerry Smith,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Through that tragedy, we look upon these 14 new troopers starting their careers and truly understand what it...
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March 23, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol are seeking information regarding the whereabouts a person wanted for questioning in connection with a double homicide that occurred in Douglas, Nebraska Saturday morning. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Brindar H. Jangir (DOB 1-1-1983) is asked to call the Nebraska State Patrol at 402-479-4921. Investigators were called to the scene at 100 Otoe Street in Douglas this morning after Otoe County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to reports of...
July 30, 2018
(North Platte, NE)
During the evening hours of Saturday, July 28, investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) conducted alcohol inspections in Red Willow County. This project was supported in whole or part by Grant # 93.959 under the SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Region II Human Services, and the Nebraska DHHS Division of Behavioral Health. In total, 14 businesses were checked. Four businesses sold alcohol to a minor, for a non-compliance rate of 29%. Three businesses that sold to the minor...
July 17, 2018
(Lincoln, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested three drunk drivers during a special enforcement in Otoe County. The enforcement coincided with GermanFest in Syracuse on Saturday, July 14. During the special enforcement, troopers arrested three drivers for driving under the influence. NSP also issued three citations for minor in possession, one citation for driving under suspension, and one citation for improper child restraint. Troopers also issued ten citations for speeding. This...
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,...

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