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Media Release for 1-30-2023Jail Booking/Release: • Ryan Lucas was arrested by Seneca PD on 1-28-2023 and booked into the Nemaha County Jail for Bond Violation. He remains in custody.• Kevin R. Schmitz was released on 1-30-2023 on a court ordered furlough. Crash Reports:• On 01/22/2023 at 6:30p.m. Loris Peuker, 52, Wetmore was traveling westbound on 84th Road 0.25 miles West of W Road when he lost control on the roadway due to slick conditions, causing his vehicle to go into the ditch. Peuker was driving a 2022 Toyota Tacoma. Over $1000 damage. ... See MoreSee Less
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We have been made aware that the AT&T Tower in Nemaha County is down. If you should need police/fire/ems, you should still be able to contact us via 911. For right now, if you need us for something that is not an emergency and can't get through any other way, please feel free to call 911. ... See MoreSee Less
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Media Release 1-27-2023Jail Booking/Release: • Ryan Lucas was released on 1-19-2023 on $2,500 OR bond with a court date of 2-16-2023 at 4 p.m.• Gabriella Gonzalez, 42, Hiawatha was released on 1-25-2023 on a $100,000 Own Recognizance bond. Court is set for 2-23-2023 at 11:00a.m. • Roger Bates, 47, Pittsburg was booked into the Nemaha County Jail on 1-24-2023 on a Nemaha County Warrant for Probation Violation. Bates remains in custody. Bond is set at $10,000 Cash/surety. Crash Reports:• On 01/18/2023 at 5:43p.m. Cory Osterhaus, 48, Seneca was traveling northbound on K63 Highway 0.5 miles North of 136th Road when he struck a dog. Osterhaus was driving a 2012 Dodge R15. Over $1000 damage. • On 01/19/2023 at 8:30a.m. Rhett Rowland, 17, Sabetha was traveling eastbound on 180th Road 25 feet East of 184th Road. Meanwhile, Cameron Mirrione, 17, Sabetha was behind him, also eastbound, and was unable to stop due to road conditions causing him to slide into the back of Rowland’s vehicle. Mirrione was driving a 2005 Chrysler 300. Rowland was driving a 2012 Dodge 1500. Over $1000 damage.• On 1/21/2023 at 12:45p.m. Brynn Williams, 20, Hiawatha was traveling westbound on US 36 Highway 228 Feet East of W Road when she lost control of her vehicle due to road conditions, causing her to go into the ditch and strike an embankment. Williams was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze. Over $1000 damage. Incident Responses:• NMSO received a report of Theft from 1588 L4 Road, Seneca. Sometime between December 4th thru December 9th an unknown person stole a set of exhaust headers valued at $607. ... See MoreSee Less
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Media Release for 1-19-2023Jail Booking/Release: • Britney Thomas, 31, Horton was arrested by NMSO on 1-16-2023 on charges of Domestic Battery. Thomas was released on $1,000 bond on 1-18-2023 with a court date of 2-14-2023 at 9:30 a.m. • Cristian Gonzalez was released on $5,250 cash bond on 1-17-2023 with a court date of 2-14-2023 at 9:30 a.m. • Ryan A. Lucas, 38, Sabetha was arrested by Sabetha PD on 1-17-2023 for the offense of Violation of a Protection Order. He remains in custody with bond set at $2,500.Crash Reports:• On 01-15-2023 at 6:48 p.m. Alyssa D. Johnson, 29, Seneca was traveling westbound on K-9 Highway just east of Y Road when she struck a deer. She was driving a 2010 Kia. Over $1,000 damage.• On 1-19-2023 at 6:17 a.m. Holly C. Haufler, 54, Centralia was traveling southbound on K-63 Highway just north of 7th Street in Corning when she left the roadway due to the icy slush and struck a wooden fence and power pole. She was driving a 1995 Buick Lesabre. Over $1000 damage. Incident Responses:• NMSO responded to 321 6th Street, Wetmore on 1-17-2023 to take a report of Criminal Damage to Property. Sometime between 1-15 and 1-17 an unknown person drove a vehicle onto the Wetmore Schools track causing approximately $100 damage. ... See MoreSee Less
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Media Release 1-17-2023Jail Booking/Release: • Gabriella Gonzalez, 42, Hiawatha was booked into the Nemaha County Jail on 01/15/2023 on a Nemaha County Warrant Bench Warrant Revoking Bond. Gonzalez remains in custody. Bond has been denied. Crash Reports:• On 1/10/2023 at 9:20p.m. Laura Sauer, 56, Seneca was traveling northbound on K187 Highway 0.5 miles South of 144th Road when she struck 2 deer. Sauer was driving a 2009 Ford F350. Over $1000 damage. • On 1/13/2023 at 6:15p.m. Benjamin Hasenkamp, 31, Corning was traveling westbound on K9 Highway 0.5 miles West of V Road when he struck a deer. Hasenkamp was driving a 2011 Ford F350. Over $1000 damage. • On 1/14/2023 at 8:45p.m. Robert Motto, 50, Wetmore was traveling westbound on K9 Highway 0.5 miles East of Section Line Road when he struck a deer. Motto was driving a 2017 GMC Acadia. Over $1000 damage. Incident Responses:• N/A ... See MoreSee Less
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