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Alcohol Inspections
May 14, 2021
North Platte, NEB.
During the evening hours of Wednesday, May 12, investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol conducted alcohol inspections in Red Willow County. In total, 12 businesses were inspected. Two of the businesses sold alcohol to a minor for a non-compliance rate of 17 percent. The two businesses that failed the inspections did not check the minor’s ID. The businesses that failed the inspections were: Bottle Shop – McCook (Did not check ID, sold to minor) N-Stant Convenience Store – McCook (Did not...
Alcohol Inspections
May 13, 2021
North Platte, NEB.
During the evening hours of Wednesday, May 5, investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol conducted alcohol inspections in Keith County. In total, 15 businesses were inspected. One business sold alcohol to a minor for a non-compliance rate of 7 percent. All businesses checked the minor’s ID. The business that failed the inspection was: Cenex Zip Trip 80 - Ogallala The businesses included liquor stores, convenience stores, restaurants, and bars. Businesses that fail the inspections are referred...
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May 13, 2021
Omaha, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people following a late-morning pursuit between Lincoln and Omaha. At approximately 11:30 a.m., Monday, the NSP Aviation Support Division was notified that the Seward County Sheriff’s Office was in pursuit of a Kia Forte that had fled a traffic stop. Deputies discontinued their pursuit as the vehicle was passing through Lincoln on eastbound Interstate 80. NSP pilots were able to locate the vehicle between Lincoln and Omaha and direct...
Fingerprinting
May 13, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol is pleased to announce the full implementation of a new online system designed to make the fingerprinting process easier and more efficient for customers throughout the state. The improved NSP Fingerprinting System allows customers to book an appointment, provide the necessary demographic information, and make payments, all through NSP’s secure online system. A pilot program of the new process has reduced the average time of a fingerprinting appointment by...
May 4, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested an 18-year-old following a brief pursuit and crash in south Lincoln. At approximately 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, a trooper observed a westbound Chevrolet Blazer speeding on Highway 2 between 56th and 48th streets. The vehicle then turned northbound onto 48th street. The trooper attempted a traffic stop and observed that the vehicle had no license plates. The vehicle refused to yield and accelerated. The trooper initiated a pursuit. Approximately 30...
Cruiser on the Farm
May 4, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Nebraska’s planting season is underway, and the Nebraska State Patrol advises all motorists to watch for agricultural implements on Nebraska’s roadways. “Our ag producers across Nebraska do exceptional work to feed America year-in and year-out,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “As they get back into the field for the planting season, we encourage all drivers to keep an eye out for ag implements and large equipment as they travel from field to field.”...
ATM filled with marijuana
May 3, 2021
Grand Island, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Florida man after discovering more than 400 pounds of marijuana hidden inside ATMs, a safe, and a tote during a traffic stop on I-80 Friday. Friday, April 30, at approximately 10:00 a.m., a trooper observed a Mercedes Sprinter Van fail to signal a turn while exiting Interstate 80 at the Giltner Interchange, at mile marker 324. During the traffic stop, an NSP K9 detected the presence of a controlled substance inside the vehicle. Troopers...
PSD Lee
May 3, 2021
Sidney, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people following a pursuit and manhunt overnight near Big Springs. At approximately 12:50 a.m. MT Monday, a trooper observed an eastbound Acura RL sedan speeding on Interstate 80 near Sunol at mile marker 67. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle accelerated and fled eastbound. The trooper initiated a pursuit. During the pursuit, the trooper observed the two occupants of the vehicle throwing something out of the car,...
April 29, 2021
Omaha, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested four people following two separate pursuits Wednesday. At approximately 7:40 a.m., a trooper attempted a traffic stop on a Ford Mustang for failing to stay in its lane near 72nd and Sorensen Parkway in Omaha. The vehicle fled and almost immediately struck a Ford Escape in a parking lot. The three occupants then fled on foot. Troopers discovered that the Mustang had been reported stolen. Following a search of the area, with the assistance of...
April 28, 2021
North Platte, NEB.
The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a crash near Holdrege that claimed two lives and sent a child to the hospital. At approximately 7:50 a.m. Tuesday, a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling westbound on Highway 6, four miles west of Holdrege, when it crossed the center line and struck an eastbound Dodge Grand Caravan. The Silverado’s lone occupant, Dylan Skeen, 29, of Holdrege, was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, where he was pronounced deceased. The driver of the Grand...
April 26, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a New Jersey man following a pursuit with a stolen vehicle on Interstate 80 near Lincoln. At approximately 7:10 p.m. Sunday, a trooper stopped to perform a motorist assist on a Honda Civic that was parked on the shoulder of westbound Interstate 80 near mile marker 398. After the vehicle departed, the trooper learned that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of New Jersey. The trooper continued westbound to locate the vehicle and...
April 25, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Lincoln Police Department is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Saturday night on Highway 77 near Warlick Boulevard in southwest Lincoln. At approximately 10:00 p.m., the Nebraska State Patrol was notified that the Gage County Sheriff’s Office was in pursuit of a motorcycle that was traveling northbound on Highway 77. The deputy reported losing visual on the motorcycle and alerted NSP of the suspect description. At approximately 10:08 p.m., a trooper observed the...
April 25, 2021
Omaha, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, working with the Omaha Police Department, have arrested an Omaha man during an enforcement effort focused on exhibition speeding. Saturday night at approximately 11:45 p.m., a trooper observed two vehicles street racing on Abbott Drive near Lindbergh Drive. When the trooper attempted a traffic stop, one of the vehicles, a Jeep Grand Cherokee, refused to stop and accelerated eastbound on Abbott Drive. The trooper initiated a pursuit. OPD’s Able 1 took...
April 22, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Valparaiso woman following an investigation related to purchases at the Valparaiso library. The investigation began in February, when the case was referred to NSP by the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office. Investigators developed information that Lori Springer, 47, who served as Librarian for the Village of Valparaiso Library, had purchased personal items for her family using the library’s Amazon account. Thursday, April 22,...
146 LBs of Marijuana
April 21, 2021
North Platte, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested four people, after locating more than 230 pounds of marijuana and other controlled substances in two traffic stops this week. Monday, at approximately 3:00 p.m., a trooper observed a Dodge Ram fail to signal a turn as it was exiting Interstate 80 at mile marker 231. During the traffic stop, an NSP K-9 detected the presence of a controlled substance inside the pickup. A search of the vehicle revealed 88 pounds of marijuana, concealed in...
April 19, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Lincoln man following an investigation into a reported sexual assault of a minor. The investigation began when Homeland Security Investigators informed the Nebraska State Patrol of a report of a sexual assault that had occurred in 2020. Friday, April 16, a trooper performed a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Everette O’Neal, 62, of Lincoln, who was known to have a revoked driver’s license. O’Neal was arrested for driving with...
Alcohol Inspections
April 19, 2021
North Platte, NEB.
During the evening hours of Thursday, April 15, investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol performed alcohol inspections in Dawson County. In total, 16 businesses were inspected. None of the businesses sold alcohol to a minor, for a compliance rate of 100%. All of the businesses checked the minor’s identification. The effort 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...
April 19, 2021
Omaha, NEB.
The Nebraska State Patrol has added additional charges against a suspect in a pursuit that occurred Wednesday evening, April 15, in Omaha. NSP has received information that the suspect provided a false identity throughout the process of apprehension, treatment for minor injuries at the hospital, and booking at the Douglas County Jail. The suspect’s actual identity is Jeremy Binns, 43, of Iowa. Binns had provided false information, identifying himself as Devlin Phillips, 42, of Omaha, due to a...
NSP Cruiser
April 16, 2021
Lincoln, NEB
The Nebraska State Patrol participated in a nationwide campaign last weekend, intended to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. The “U Text, U Drive, U Pay” campaign ran from April 8-12 in communities across the country. “As technology continues to be an ever-present part of life, raising awareness regarding distracted driving is increasingly important,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “This effort not only focuses on patrolling Nebraska...
April 16, 2021
Omaha, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance of the Omaha Police Department, have arrested a suspect following a pursuit in west Omaha. At approximately 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, a trooper observed a Buick Regal driving with no license plates near 132nd Street and West Center Road. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle refused to stop and fled northbound on 132nd Street. The trooper initiated a pursuit. The vehicle then fled eastbound on Dodge, with speeds in excess of...

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