Valparaiso Librarian Arrested Following NSP Investigation

Valparaiso Librarian Arrested Following NSP Investigation

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, investigators served search warrants as part of this investigation and located the items, which included electronics and textbooks. Springer was arrested for theft by unlawful taking, unlawful acts – depriving or obtaining property or services, and official misconduct. She was lodged in Saunders County Jail.