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Cruiser at PBA
March 4, 2022
Lincoln, NEB
This year’s action in vying for the state title in the NSAA Girls and Boys State Basketball Tournaments will take place the same week. Throughout the week, which runs from March 7 through March 12, Nebraska State Troopers will be patrolling the roads to make sure players and fans arrive safely. “State basketball is a fantastic time for teams from around the state and this year’s tournament means twice the action in one week of time,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska...
March 4, 2022
Omaha, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested one person after the suspect fled a traffic stop and caused a crash at 30th and Ames Avenue in Omaha. At approximately 11:00 a.m. Friday, a trooper observed a Kia Forte with expired license plates traveling on Highway 75 in Omaha, near Ames Avenue. The vehicle exited Highway 75 at Ames Avenue, then pulled over on the exit ramp before the trooper activated his emergency lights. The trooper then attempted a traffic stop, but the suspect...
March 4, 2022
Omaha, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from Omaha Police Department, have arrested one person following a pursuit in Douglas County. Friday at approximately 1:40 a.m., a trooper attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle for driving in excess of 100 MPH on Interstate 80 in Omaha, near the L Street interchange. The vehicle failed to yield and fled the traffic stop. The trooper initiated a pursuit. The suspect vehicle continued eastbound on I-80 for several miles. When the vehicle...
Artillery fuze
March 2, 2022
Lincoln, NEB
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol Bomb Squad, assisted by an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from the Nebraska Air National Guard’s 155th Air Refueling Wing, have safely destroyed three old military ordnances located in personal property recently. Last Thursday, February 24, a resident of Fremont located a grenade in the belongings of a deceased relative. That person reported it to the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, which contacted the NSP Bomb Squad. Upon inspection, troopers determined...
Alcohol Inspections
February 28, 2022
North Platte, NEB.
During the evening hours of Friday, February 25, Nebraska State Patrol investigators conducted alcohol inspections in Dawson 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, 15 businesses were checked. Two businesses sold alcohol to a minor for a 13% non-compliance rate. One business failed to check the minor’s ID. The businesses...
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January 21, 2022
Grand Island, NEB.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Minnesota man following a pursuit on Interstate 80 near Aurora. At approximately 10:20 a.m. Friday, a trooper observed a Ford Fusion driving on the shoulder near Giltner, at mile marker 323. During the traffic stop, as the trooper was talking with the driver of the Fusion, the driver accelerated and fled at a high rate of speed. The trooper initiated a pursuit. The suspect vehicle fled eastbound, reaching speeds in excess of 110 miles per...
Captain Jeff Wilcynski
August 12, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is pleased to announce the promotion of Jeff Wilcynski to Captain of the NSP Professional Standards Division. Wilcynski has most recently served as a lieutenant in the NSP Investigative Services Division, stationed in Lincoln. “Captain Wilcynski has led a distinguished career in multiple areas of State Patrol operations,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “He has been a valuable leader for our agency for years and is well...
Trooper performs inspection
July 28, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections Tuesday, July 28, in York and the surrounding area. During the special enforcement effort, the Metropolitan Aggressive and Prevention Selective (MAPS) Team conducted 65 vehicle inspections. Troopers presented a CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) sticker to 34 vehicles or trailers throughout the day, indicating the vehicle had no critical safety violations. Troopers...
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May 11, 2020
(North Platte, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a South Dakota man on several charges following a pursuit in western Nebraska. At approximately 2:15 p.m. MDT Sunday, a trooper observed a BMW speeding near mile marker 132 on Interstate 80. The trooper performed a traffic stop, but during the process of the traffic stop the driver provided a fake name. As the trooper was attempting to verify the driver’s identity, the driver accelerated and fled the traffic stop at a high rate of speed. The...
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April 28, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division and Patrol Division will distribute 100,000 surgical masks to truck drivers over the next two days at several locations. The masks were provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department of Homeland Security as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. NSP is working with the Nebraska Trucking Association, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, and...
Respirator
April 15, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has partnered with two Lincoln businesses to develop a product that could save thousands of pieces of personal protective equipment. The product will allow NSP troopers and investigators to use gas masks with reusable filters rather than N95 masks at crime scenes. Every NSP trooper and investigator has a gas mask, but filters for the current gas masks are in short supply during the COVID-19 pandemic. In searching for a solution, NSP personnel located several...
February 14, 2020
(Lincoln, NE)
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Technical Crimes Division have arrested three people for possession of child pornography or possession of methamphetamine in separate investigations this week. On Wednesday, investigators executed a search warrant at a residence at 13850 Kenilworth in Waverly after receiving a cyber-tip through the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The search revealed more than 100 images of child pornography in a cloud-based storage...
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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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