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Nebraska man arrested for allegedly trying to meet with 14-year-old girl

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (WOWT) - A man was arrested after law enforcement says he tried to meet with a 14-year-old girl for a sexual encounter. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, 22-year-old Hector Tercero of Roca was arrested Monday. NSP says he used social media to talk with and arrange to meet what he believed to be a 14-year-old girl.
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NSP makes arrest for child enticement in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (Press Release) -Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Roca man following an investigation into child enticement. On Monday, investigators arrested Hector Tercero, 22, of Roca. Tercero had used social media to arrange a meeting for a sexual encounter with what he believed was a 14-year-old girl. He had actually contacted an NSP investigator posing as the girl.
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Nebraska State Patrol arrests 22-year-old man for child enticement

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — State troopers arrested a 22-year-old man following an investigation into child enticement, according to the Nebraska State Patrol. Investigators arrested Hector Tercero, from Roca, who is alleged to have used social media to arrange a meeting for a sexual encounter with what he believed to be a 14-year-old girl, according to law enforcement.

Where’s the beef? Nearly $400,000 worth missing after semi thefts in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Nearly $400,000 worth of beef is missing after a slew of semi thefts that began last week. On Sunday, A Grand Island man reported that his semi was stolen on Friday. He told police that the GPS in his truck indicated that the truck was southwest of Lincoln near the intersection of 100th Street and Highway 33.

Hastings woman sentenced to federal prison on meth charges

Acting United States Attorney Steven Russell announced that Vallen Bateman, 36, of Hastings, Nebraska, was sentenced on June 24, 2022, in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska, for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. Chief United States District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. sentenced Bateman to 66 months’ imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal system. After her release from prison, she will begin a five-year term of supervised release.
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Grand Island police working huge meat theft case

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Three semi-trailers full of meat products were stolen this weekend in Grand Island and the thefts may be part of a nationwide trend. “It does not look like it was possible for a single person to conduct these thefts. Most likely it was a minimum of two people or more and then on top of that we have a similar thefts of meat products in other areas such as Colfax County and Omaha over the past several weeks that are probably related,” Grand Island Police Captain Jim Duering said.

LSO Investigate Stolen Trucks, Trailers, Boxed Beef

Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of semi tractors, trailers and missing boxed beef. A Grand Island man called LSO Sunday to report his semi tractor and trailer was stolen from Grand Island sometime after Friday, June 24th and Saturday, June 25th. Deputies recovered the semi and turned it over to the owner. There was no sign of a missing trailer.

Two Semis, One Trailer Stolen During Meat Theft Case

LINCOLN–(KFOR June 28)–In what may be part of a nationwide trend, authorities say two semi-trucks and a trailer meant for pickup were stolen this past weekend. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says a Grand Island man reported on Monday that one of his semis and a trailer were taken during a theft that happened sometime between Friday and Saturday. Three semitrucks were taken from that Grand Island location, but thanks to GPS in one semi, it was found about 90 miles east, near SW 100th and Highway 33 in southwestern Lancaster County. The GPS showed the truck was at Shoemaker’s Truck Stop at SW 48th and West “O” Street between 4:24am and 4:40am Saturday. While the truck was recovered and turned back over to the owner, there was no trailer to be found.

GI City Council to decide on 'walk around' liquor license at State Fair

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — The Nebraska State Fair is now less than 60 days away, and a decision Tuesday night could allow fairgoers to enjoy a beer as they walk the barns. The Fair is requesting what's known as a "walk around" liquor license, which would allow visitors to drink alcohol throughout the grounds.

Bang for the buck: fireworks stands affected by supply chain issues

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Owners of fireworks stands say they're working hard to give you the most bang for your buck. Sales kicked off in the tri-cities on Tuesday. For one week every year, Trent Hill trades in the uniform of the Grand Island Police Department for his stand Red White and Boom Fireworks.
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Stolen vehicle recovered in Grand Island following pursuit

The Nebraska State Patrol and Grand Island Police Department have taken a juvenile into custody following a pursuit and search in Grand Island. At approximately 8:20 p.m. Thursday, June 16, a trooper observed a Chevrolet Impala traveling at 90 miles per hour on Interstate 80 near mile marker 318. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the driver refused to yield. The trooper initiated a pursuit.

Roca man accused of child enticement

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A man from Roca was arrested by the Nebraska State Patrol on Monday on suspicion of child enticement. The patrol said Hector Tercero, 22, set up a sexual encounter with someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl. A state patrol investigator was posing as the...