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Erratic driving leads to several charges

The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an erratic driver that was traveling west on Highway 275 near the old Pilger rest area, just after 1 p.m. Friday. The vehicle was contacted by the sheriff’s office about 9 miles east of Norfolk. Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger said during...
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Two Arrested After Stanton County Traffic Stop

STANTON COUNTY - Two Omaha residents are facing charges after being pulled over by authorities in northeast Nebraska. The Stanton County Sheriff's Office says they were notified of an erratic driver the was driving on Highway 275 near the old Pilger rest area on Friday around 1 p.m. Authorities say...
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Stanton Ribfest hoping 10th year is ‘biggest one yet’

STANTON — A thousand pounds of pork ribs are making their way to Stanton this Saturday, June 12, for the community’s 10th annual ribfest. After canceling last year’s ribfest because of health circumstances, the 20-member Stanton Ribfest board is putting the finishing touches on preparations for its milestone event set to take place this Saturday at the Stanton County Fairgrounds.
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Omaha man arrested for DWI in Stanton County

On Friday afternoon just after 1:00 p.m. the Stanton County Sheriff’s office was notified of an erratic driver that was travelling west on U.S. Hwy 275 near the old Pilger rest area. The vehicle was contacted by the Sheriff’s office about nine miles east of Norfolk on Hwy 275. During that time the driver became agitated after it was determined he had been drinking and had no valid driver’s license, at which time he had to be physically subdued to the ground. The driver, Jammil D. Alexis, 28, of Omaha was placed under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated, No Operators License, Obstructing a Police Officer, Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia and an Open Container of alcohol violation. A female passenger, Lakyn McCarter, 24, of Omaha was also arrested on charges of Obstructing a Police officer after providing false information about the driver.
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Drunken driver subdued during arrest

NORFOLK - Two individuals from Omaha were arrested by the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office on Highway 275 Friday afternoon. According to Sheriff Mike Unger, they were notified of an erratic driver and the vehicle was contacted by the Sheriff’s Office about nine miles east of Norfolk on Highway 275. During...
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Stanton residents asked to restrict water

STANTON - Due to emergency well repairs SID #1 Stanton County is requesting voluntary water restrictions starting immediately. Watering can be done with even house numbers on even calendar days and odd number house numbers on odd calendar dates. Until further notice.
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Columbus man sentenced to prison for third DWI, meth possession

A Columbus man was sentenced to prison on Monday in Stanton County court for drug and alcohol offenses. Caleb Blomberg, 31, was sentenced to five years in prison — three for third-offense driving while intoxicated and two years for possession of methamphetamine. He also was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine for the alcohol violation and had his driver’s license revoked for 15 years, said Mike Unger, Stanton County sheriff.
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Columbus man sentenced to prison in Stanton County District Court

On Monday in Stanton County District Court a 31 year old Columbus man was sentenced to two separate prison terms following his conviction of third offense DWI-Refusal and Possession of Methamphetamine. Caleb Bloomberg was sentenced to 2 years in prison for the drug violation and three years for the DWI and also given a $1000.00 fine and had his driver’s license revoked for 15 years. He was arrested last year on Main Street in Stanton by the Stanton County Sheriff’s office. A female co-defendant pled earlier to a marijuana possession charge. Also entering a guilty plea to a third offense DWI was Ethan Johnson, 31, of Norfolk. He was arrested last August by the Sheriff’s office north of Stanton and will be sentenced in August. Also pleading guilty to a drug violation was Joshua Deiterman, 32, of Stanton. He entered a guilty plea to an attempted Drug Tax Stamp violation. He was arrested last fall after the service of a search warrant at his Stanton residence, where marijuana plants were found growing in his basement. A co-defendant is currently serving time in the county jail as a result of his arrest during that search warrant. Also felony warrants were issued for Joshua Knight, 31, of Columbus and Courtney Greening, 23, of Council Bluffs after they both failed to appear on separate drug cases last year following their arrest by the Sheriff’s office.
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Several family members accused of selling vape products in Nebraska school

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Stanton County Sheriff’s office arrested 46-year-old Robert Kment Jr. of Stanton on an arrest warrant for three counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor and two counts of Sale of Tobacco/Electronic nicotine without a License. Kment was booked at the Sheriff’s office on the charges and later released after posting a $5,000 bond.
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Three-month Stanton County investigation results in multiple arrests

STANTON, Neb. -- A Stanton man was arrested Friday after a three-month investigation by the Stanton County Sheriff's Office. 46-year-old Robert Kment Jr. was arrested on three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and two counts of sale of tobacco/electronic nicotine without a license to persons under age 19 and one count of sale without a license. He was later released on $5,000 bond.
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Four facing charges after investigation

A Stanton man has been arrested on suspicion of unlawful sale of electronic vaping devices to middle school and high school students, and three others also face charges following a three-month investigation. On Friday, the Stanton County Sheriff's Office arrested Robert Kment Jr., 46, on an arrest warrant for three...
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Two arrested after high speed pursuit

STANTON - A high speed pursuit Friday night resulted in the arrest of two men. According to Sheriff Mike Unger, the Stanton County Sheriff’s attempted to pull over an eastbound Mercedes on Highway 275 about four miles west of Pilger for a traffic violation. The Mercedes refused to pull over...
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Wanted Norfolk man arrested in Stanton County

STANTON, Neb. -- The Stanton County Sheriff's office has arrested a wanted Norfolk man on felony charges. Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger says Solomon Partee was taken into custody on Tuesday morning at about 8:30 a.m. He was booked on felony assault/strangulation charges and is being held on a $250,000...
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Betty Felt

STANTON — Memorial services for Betty J. (Petersen) Felt, 92, Stanton, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 28, at Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary in Stanton. The Rev. Neil Gately of the United Methodist Church will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Stanton Cemetery. She died Thursday, April 22, 2021, at Stanton...
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Stanton County Authorities Searching For Man Connected To Assault Investigation

STANTON COUNTY - The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in finding a Norfolk man who is wanted on felony charges. According to a news release, 32-year-old Solomon E. Partee was last known to live on North 2nd Street in Norfolk and a warrant has been issued for his arrest on charges of Third Degree-Domestic Assault, felony Strangulation, and Terroristic Threats.
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Stanton sex offender arrested on multiple charges

STANTON - A Stanton man was arrested for a sex offender registry violation on Monday. According to Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger, 31-year-old Dessivee J.V. Wright was booked on felony charges of a sex offender registration violation charges and later jailed pending the posting of bond. Wright was also charged...
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Help needed to locate wanted Norfolk man

NORFOLK - Public assistance is being requested by the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office to locate a man wanted on felony charges in Stanton County. According to Sheriff Mike Unger, 32-year-old Solomon Partee of Norfolk was last known to live on North 2nd Street in Norfolk and a warrant has been issued for his arrest on charges of third degree-domestic assault, felony strangulation and terroristic threats.
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Norfolk man wanted on felony charges

The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for public assistance in locating a 32-year-old Norfolk man who is wanted on felony charges in Stanton County. Solomon Partee, who was last known to live on North Second Street in Norfolk, has a warrant for his arrest on charges of third-degree domestic assault, felony strangulation and terroristic threats, Sheriff Mike Unger said in a press release.