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June 17, 2020
(North Platte, NEB.)
The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an incident that occurred this afternoon on Interstate 80 near Cozad. At approximately 3:15 p.m., troopers responded to mile marker 223, where a female was found on the side of the road with a pickup and a trailer. A deceased male was found in the passenger seat of the pickup. Two children were also located in the vehicle and are safe. There is no threat to the public. The investigation is ongoing. Interstate 80 is now open in both directions of travel...
June 16, 2020
(North Platte, NEB.)
Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Investigators have arrested a Colorado man following an investigation into electronic enticement of a child. On Monday, investigators arrested Tyler Norton, 26, of Evans, Colorado after he arranged a meeting for sexual activity with what he believed was a 15-year-old girl. Norton had been actually been communicating with an undercover NSP investigator. When Norton arrived for the arranged meeting Monday at a gas station in North Platte, he was arrested for enticement...
June 16, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested two people following a pursuit that began with the report of a dangerous driver near Lincoln. At approximately 7:40 p.m. Monday, NSP received a report of an eastbound Infiniti G37 driving recklessly near mile marker 388 on Interstate 80, west of Lincoln. A trooper was able to locate the vehicle near mile marker 394 and observed it speeding. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled, exiting I-80 and continuing...
Cocaine Seizure
June 16, 2020
(North Platte, NEB.)
Nebraska State Troopers have seized approximately five pounds of cocaine and arrested a New York woman following a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Lexington. At approximately 1:10 p.m. Monday, a trooper observed an eastbound Buick Enclave speeding at mile marker 243 in Dawson County. During the traffic stop, the trooper detected clandestine activity. During a search of the vehicle, troopers located approximately five pounds of cocaine hidden inside a backpack, which was stored inside a...
June 12, 2020
(North Platte, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a man on numerous charges following a situation on Interstate 80 Thursday evening. At approximately 6:30 p.m., NSP received a report from a motorist that an eastbound Dodge Charger was driving erratically near mile marker 153, between Paxton and Sutherland. The motorist also reported that the driver of the Charger had pointed a handgun in his direction as the Charger passed. Troopers were able to locate the suspect vehicle near mile...
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June 12, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
Nebraska State Troopers saved an 18-year-old from being hit by a train late Thursday evening following a pursuit earlier in the evening. At approximately 8:00 p.m. Thursday, a trooper observed a Kia Forte traveling at 113 miles per hour on Interstate 80 in Lincoln, near mile marker 408. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled. The trooper initiated a pursuit, but discontinued the pursuit out of caution for the public as the vehicle entered local roads in Lincoln at a high...
June 8, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Lincoln woman following a short pursuit in Lincoln. At approximately 11:30 p.m. Sunday, a trooper observed an Infinity SUV driving without lights near 10th and P Streets. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle refused to stop and fled at a high rate of speed. The trooper initiated a pursuit. The vehicle struck a road sign and a fire hydrant before coming to a stop near Kimco Drive and 27th Street. The driver then...
June 5, 2020
(Grand Island, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Minnesota man following a pursuit in north-central Nebraska on Thursday. At approximately 6:50 p.m., a trooper observed a westbound Chrysler Town and Country van speeding on Highway 91 near Burwell. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle refused to stop and fled at a high rate of speed. The trooper initiated a pursuit, which followed the vehicle on Highways 11 and 183. During the pursuit, the vehicle continued driving...
June 5, 2020
(Grand Island, NEB.)
Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Investigators have arrested one adult and took into temporary custody two juveniles in connection with a home-invasion robbery that occurred in the late evening hours of May 5 in Bladen, Nebraska. Today, investigators arrested Casey Cassell, 19, of Kenesaw, and took into temporary custody two juveniles, identified as the three people involved in the robbery. The investigation has revealed that the suspects knocked on the door of a residence in Bladen at approximately...
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June 2, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
The summer driving season is underway and Nebraska State Troopers are working hard to keep Nebraska roads safe. Troopers took 39 impaired drivers off the road during the annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign surrounding Memorial Day. “Traffic volume has been increasing across the state and will continue to do so as directed health measures change,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Summer travel may be different because of COVID-19, but troopers remain...
May 29, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is investigating a crash that claimed the life of two pedestrians Thursday in Friend. At approximately 8:50 a.m. Thursday, the Friend Police Department responded to a car-pedestrian crash at 416 Page Street in Friend. The crash occurred when a northbound pickup crossed into the southbound lane and struck two pedestrians who were walking southbound on Page Street. The pedestrians were Isaac Speece, 11, of Friend, and his caregiver, Crystal Gerdes, 53, of Milford...
May 28, 2020
(Grand Island, NEB.)
Nebraska State Troopers have arrested a Lincoln man who was wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred just after midnight Thursday in Grand Island. The arrest is the result of an 18-hour search for the suspect between Aurora and Henderson. At approximately 12:50 a.m. Thursday, a trooper observed a Chevrolet Trailblazer traveling eastbound on Interstate 80 near Aurora. The vehicle matched the description of one being sought by the Grand Island Police Department in connection with a...
May 27, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested 18 impaired drivers and cited more than 20 motorists for driving more than 100 miles per hour during the Memorial Day weekend. “Troopers were busy this weekend, even with wet weather across much of the state and reduced travel patterns due to the pandemic,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Our team will remain vigilant as traffic increases and we encourage all motorists to follow traffic safety laws as...
May 26, 2020
(Grand Island, NEB.)
Nebraska State Troopers have arrested four people following a pursuit and search of the Gibbon area that ended Monday evening. The Sunday evening pursuit, in which the driver of a Chevrolet Camaro reached a speed of 174 miles per hour while attempting to flee a traffic stop, had ended in Gibbon. A trooper had been able to deploy spike strips during the pursuit, which led to the Camaro becoming disabled near Gibbon High School. All three occupants of the vehicle fled the scene on foot. At...
NSP Cruiser
May 22, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
As Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer travel season, Nebraska State Troopers will be on the road working day and night to keep Nebraska roads safe. “Troopers have been working diligently throughout the pandemic, and that will continue as traffic is expected to increase during the summer months,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Travel plans may have changed for many people this summer, but for those who hit the road, it’s...
LB 154 Report
May 22, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), working with the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs, the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and Legal Aid of Nebraska, has completed a study commissioned under LB 154 of the Nebraska Legislature. LB 154, passed in 2019, charged NSP with studying the issue of missing Native American women and children in Nebraska. Through an exhaustive process spanning more than a year, the team analyzed information from multiple...
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May 20, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
Several Nebraska State Troopers are among those being honored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The annual MADD Heroes Awards are used to honor prevention, enforcement, and treatment efforts by law enforcement and probation officers throughout Nebraska. “DUI enforcement and education are pillars of the work done by agencies and safety partners across Nebraska to keep roads safe,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “MADD is one of the key players in...
Excessive Speeding
May 19, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
As traffic volume slowly rises, Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol are seeing a dramatic increase in excessive speeding. In the two months since the first Directed Health Measures (DHMs) were issued, Troopers have cited more than 200 motorists for driving more than 100 miles per hour. Between March 19 and May 18, Nebraska State Troopers issued 204 speeding citations for drivers traveling at more than 100 miles per hour. Those citations have been issued across 26 different Nebraska counties...
NSP Cruiser
May 18, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and many other law enforcement agencies across the state are teaming up to encourage seat belt use during the annual spring “Click It or Ticket” campaign. “Travel patterns and road-trip vacations have certainly been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s still important for everyone on the road to drive safely and buckle up,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “Our troopers continue to patrol Nebraska’s roadways and will...
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May 18, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol made several arrests during incidents this weekend across the state. On Friday at approximately 8:30 p.m. CT, a trooper was notified that a stolen Chevrolet Express van was traveling southbound on Highway 77 between Lincoln and Beatrice. The trooper was able to locate the vehicle near Adams and performed a traffic stop. The driver was found to be impaired and in possession of cocaine. The driver, Danyaal Reid, 26, of Lincoln, was arrested for theft,...

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