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Media Release 8-12-2022Jail Booking/Release: • Jonathan Sibert, 20, Topeka was arrested by NMSO on 8-10-2022 on charges of Theft of Property and Possession of A Controlled Substance. Sibert remains in custody. Bond is set at $2500 cash/surety. • Blake Westcott, 27, Falls City, NE was released on 8-10-2022 on a $50,000 Own Recognizance bond. Court is set for 9-8-2022 at 9:00a.m. Crash Reports:• On 7-23-2022 at 9:02p.m. Rhiannon Hill, 18, Sabetha was traveling westbound on U.S. Hwy 36 .4 miles from K236 Hwy when she struck a deer. Hill was driving a 2012 Kia Forte. Over $1000 damage. • On 7-25-2022 at 7:30a.m. Diane Schmitz, 57, Baileyville was traveling south on D Road .7 miles from 192nd Road when she struck a deer. Schmitz was driving a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. Over $1000 damage. • On 8-7-2022 at 2:00a.m. Katherine Reynolds, 39, Seneca was traveling south on X Road .8 miles from 232nd Road when she swerved to miss a deer causing her to hit a bridge at 2948 X Road. Reynolds was driving a 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe. Over $1000 damage. • On 8-1-2022 at 5:54 p.m. Charlie Bontrager, 17, Seneca was traveling southbound on J Road at 136th Road. Bontrager was attempting to make a U turn when he struck a vehicle that was northbound on J Road driven by Alec Suther, 22, Seneca. Bontrager was driving a 2008 Chrysler Town & Country. Suther was driving a 2009 Lincoln Navigator. Over $1000 damage. • On 7-16-2022 at 12:15a.m. Theresa Steinlage, 59, Kelly was traveling southbound on K63 Highway 0.2 miles North of 120th Road when she struck a deer. Steinlage was driving a 2014 GMC Acadia. Over $1000 damage. • On 8-3-2022 at 8:45a.m. Jose Garcia-Parra, 34, Salina was traveling westbound on 192nd Road 0.8 miles West of W4 Road when one of his tires went off the side of the road causing his vehicle to overturn. Garcia-Parra was driving a 1993 Kenworth W900B. Over $1000 damage. Incident Responses:• N/A ... See MoreSee Less
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***Road closure for the weekend on US36 Highway. ***⛔️ U.S. 36 railroad crossing to close this weekend for repairs ⛔️Union Pacific Railroad will close and replace its crossing on U.S. 36 near Baileyville in Nemaha County this weekend. Work will begin at 7 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 12, and is expected to be complete by 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13.The roadway will be closed to all traffic at the railroad crossing. Motorists can follow the signed detour using K-99, K-9 and K-63.KDOT urges all motorists to be alert and obey the warning signs when approaching and driving through a highway work zone. To stay aware of all road construction projects across Kansas, go to www.kandrive.org or call 5-1-1. ... See MoreSee Less
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Media Release 8-8-2022Jail Booking/Release: • Travis Rusche, 39, Sabetha was arrested by NMSO on 8-4-2022 on a Nemaha County Warrant for Probation Violation. Rusche was released on the same day by the court. • Travis Wing, 41, Seneca was arrested by Seneca PD on 8-4-2022 on a Nemaha County Warrant for Failure To Appear. He was released on the same day on a $225 cash bond. Court is set for 9-6-2022 at 9:30a.m. • Andrew Tryon, 37, Sabetha was released on 8-5-2022 on a $1000 surety bond. Court is set for 8-17-2022 at 4:00p.m.Crash Reports:• On 8-2-2022 at 4:15 p.m. Jarod R. Garber, 50, Bern was traveling northbound on Q Road following a vehicle driven by Oscar Gutierrez-Soto, 45, Wichita. Guiterrez-Soto slowed to make a turn onto 200th Road and Garber struck the rear of the trailer being pulled by Gutierrez-Soto. Garber was driving a 2002 Ford pickup, and Gutierrez-Soto was driving a 1996 Kenworth tractor and trailer. Over $1000 damage. Incident Responses:• N/A ... See MoreSee Less
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Media Release 8-4-2022Jail Booking/Release: • Shane Smith, 47, Seneca was arrested by Seneca PD on 7-26-2022 on charges of Disorderly Conduct and NMSO on charges of DUI. Smith was released on 7-27-2022. Bond for municipal court is $250 cash with court being on 8-17-2022 at 4:00p.m. Bond for County charges was $1000 cash with court being on 8-23-2022 at 9:30a.m. • Kirby Walls, 58, Transient was arrested on 7-25-2022 on Probation Violation x2. Walls remains in custody. Bond for one charge is $5000 cash/surety. The other bond has been denied. • Charles Smith II, 41, Falls City, NE was released on 7-30-2022 on a $2500 surety bond. Court is set for 8-9-2022 at 3:00p.m. • Andrew Tryon, 37, Sabetha was arrested by Sabetha PD on 8-3-2022 for a Seneca Municipal Warrant for Failure To Appear. Tryon remains in custody. Bond is set at $1000 cash/surety. Crash Reports:• On 7-30-2022 at 5:10a.m. Ryan Henson, 28, Goff was traveling eastbound on Highway 9 0.28 miles East of R Road when he struck a deer. Henson was driving a 2013 Kia Optima. Over $1000 damage. Incident Responses:• On 7-30-2022 NMSO took a report of a theft of a catalytic converter from a vehicle at 604 North Street in Seneca. Approximate loss $600. ... See MoreSee Less
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Media Release 7-28-2022Jail Booking/Release: • Charles Smith II, 41, Falls City, NE was arrested by Sabetha PD on 7-22-2022 on charges of Possession of A Stimulant & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. • Blake Westcott, 27, Falls City, NE was arrested by Sabetha PD on 7-22-2022 on charges of Criminal Possession of A Weapon By A Felon, Possession of Stimulant, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, & Distributing A Controlled Substance. Westcott remains in custody. Bond has not been set. • Lisa Costa, 51, Hiawatha was arrested by Seneca PD on 7-21-2022 on charges of Theft & Criminal Use of A Financial Card as well as another Nemaha County Warrant for Criminal Use Of A Financial Card. Costa was released on the same day on a $2500 surety bond. Court is set for 8-23-2022 at 9:30a.m. • Dylan Palmer, 37, Axtell was arrested by Seneca PD on 7-24-2022 on a Richardson County Warrant for Conspiracy To Commit A Class 1 Felony. Palmer has been released to the custody of Richardson County as of 7-26-2022. • Forrest Gaston II, 38, Morrill was arrested by Kansas Highway Patrol on 7-27-2022 on a Richardson County, NE warrant for Carrying A Concealed Weapon. Gaston was released to the custody of Richardson County, NE on 7-28-2022. Crash Reports:• N/AIncident Responses:• N/A ... See MoreSee Less
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