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September 14, 2020
(North Platte, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after locating multiple controlled substances and a firearm during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Sutherland. At approximately 9:40 p.m. Sunday, troopers observed an eastbound Kia Optima traveling at 101 miles per hour on I-80 near mile marker 152. During the traffic stop, the trooper detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed 970 pills of suspected ecstasy, four pounds of...
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September 9, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) removed 73 impaired drivers from the road during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign to close out the summer driving season. “This summer driving season has been unique, but our troopers’ dedication to keeping Nebraska roads safe has been steadfast,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “As we move into the final months of the year, we encourage all drivers to do their part as well. For whatever reason you...
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September 9, 2020
(Lincoln, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division will be participating in the 33rd annual International Roadcheck operation, starting today and running through Friday, September 11. International Roadcheck is a campaign promoted by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). This year’s campaign was previously scheduled for earlier this summer, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Travel patterns have changed this year, but our partners in the trucking...
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September 2, 2020
(Omaha, NEB.)
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Troop A have completed an enforcement effort specifically focused on excessive speeding in the Omaha metro. The effort, which included several weekend operations between July 11 and August 29, involved numerous troopers, with assistance from the Nebraska State Patrol Aviation Support Division and the Omaha Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, and Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office. During those specific operations, troopers cited dozens of...
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August 31, 2020
(Norfolk, NEB.)
Troopers and investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a Newman Grove man and have recovered stolen property thanks to continued investigation. Friday morning, troopers arrested Roger Weichman, 49, of Newman Grove, for possession of methamphetamine after contacting him in a pickup that was stopped in rural Pierce County. During the ongoing investigation, troopers located an ATV that had previously been reported stolen from Knox County. Additional potentially stolen items were...
August 30, 2020
(Scottsbluff, NEB.)
The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a situation that occurred Sunday afternoon near Sidney, during which a suspect stole a Nebraska State Patrol cruiser, in an attempt to avoid arrest, and crashed a short time later. Early Sunday afternoon, NSP received a report of a Cadillac SUV passing other vehicles on the shoulder on Interstate 80. A trooper located the vehicle east of Sidney, as it was traveling westbound on I-80 at 92 miles per hour. The trooper performed a traffic stop...
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...
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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...
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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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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...

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