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October 28, 2019
(Norfolk, NE)
Law enforcement officials from numerous agencies worked together to take a suspect into custody following a pursuit Sunday morning. At approximately 6:45 a.m. Sunday, a Nebraska State Trooper was dispatched to a welfare check on a Chevrolet pickup that was stalled in the middle of Highway 91 near Howells. The trooper made contact and noticed a male driver unconscious with blood coming from his left ear. The trooper attempted to awaken the driver and requested a rescue squad to proceed to the...
October 25, 2019
(Scottsbluff, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Scottsbluff man following an incident in Scottsbluff Thursday evening, in which the suspect drove his vehicle into an NSP cruiser. At approximately 7:20 p.m. MT Thursday, a trooper attempted a traffic stop on a 1970 Ford pickup for driving with no lights near 21st Avenue and South Beltline Highway in Scottsbluff. Upon stopping, the driver exited the vehicle and refused to obey commands from the trooper. The driver then re-entered the...
October 23, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
A trooper with the Nebraska State Patrol, with deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, apprehended three juveniles and recovered a stolen car following a pursuit in Polk and Merrick Counties. At approximately 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, a trooper attempted a traffic stop on Highway 92 near Shelby for a Toyota Corolla with a defective tail light. The vehicle came to a stop, but fled before the trooper could make contact. The trooper was able to confirm with NSP dispatch that the vehicle had been...
68 pounds of marijuana
October 11, 2019
(Grand Island, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a California man and seized nearly 70 pounds of marijuana, found hidden inside gift-wrapped boxes, during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Wood River. At approximately 3:00 p.m. Thursday, a trooper observed an eastbound Toyota 4Runner following another vehicle too closely near mile marker 296. During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered a meth pipe and a gram of methamphetamine on the driver’s person. Troopers then searched the...
Plaque Presentation
October 3, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
Today, the American Association of State Troopers presented the award for its “Best Looking Cruiser” contest to the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP). “It’s humbling to receive this award on behalf of the Nebraska State Patrol,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Special thanks to Trooper Zost for just taking advantage of an opportunity when he was out doing his job.” NSP won the national contest earlier this year based on the votes of law enforcement supporters...
Football Traffic
September 30, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has completed the first month of special operations related to Husker football home games. During the first three Husker Saturdays, troopers have worked to reduce the potential for serious injury crashes by providing traffic support both on the road and in the air. For home games in August and September, troopers arrested two drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol, issued 16 citations for speeding, and assisted 48 motorists. The special enforcement...
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September 27, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested three people following two separate pursuits Thursday evening. Thursday evening, NSP and the United States Marshals Service were attempting to locate a subject with multiple outstanding warrants in Platte County. At approximately 7:40 p.m., a trooper observed a vehicle associated with the subject while patrolling in Columbus. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the subject fled. The trooper initiated a pursuit, but terminated the...
Pink NSP Patch
September 27, 2019
(Lincoln, NE)
This October, troopers across Nebraska may be wearing a new patch on their shoulder to support those fighting breast cancer. For the second year, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is participating in the Pink Patch Project. The Pink Patch Project is an effort coordinated with law enforcement agencies across the country to raise awareness and money to fight breast cancer. “Last year, we had a number of troopers across Nebraska decide to wear a pink patch to either honor a loved one or provide...
Citizen Award
September 20, 2019
(Omaha, NE)
Today, Nebraska State Patrol Colonel John Bolduc presented the Nebraska State Patrol Public Service Award to Pedro Gonzalez Jurado for an act that may have saved a woman’s life on September 11. On September 11, at approximately 11:30 a.m., a female was standing on the Highway 63 Bridge over Interstate 80, at exit 420 near Greenwood in Cass County. Mr. Jurado and his work partner stopped their vehicle to speak with the woman. As troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrived moments later, they...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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 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
(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...

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