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Sioux City man to be extradited

An Iowa man wanted on a warrant was captured Friday night following a traffic stop. At about 9 p.m. Friday, the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle for a defective headlight on Highway 35 near Woodland Park, said Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger. The 25-year-old driver was found to...
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Stanton man arrested on felony charges

STANTON, Neb. -- Authorities say a northeast Nebraska man is facing charges after a reported assault. The Stanton County Sheriff's Office says they were called about an earlier assault at a Stanton home. After an investigation, deputies arrested 40-year-old Joshua Graf. Graf has been charged with domestic assault, strangulation, terroristic...
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Stanton man suspected of assault

STANTON — A Stanton man was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of assault and other offenses. Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger said the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an earlier assault at a Stanton residence on Sunday morning. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Joshua Graf,...
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Two arrested following traffic stop in Stanton County

On Sunday night at about 6:10 p.m. a vehicle stopped for speeding on Hwy 275 east of Norfolk led to the arrest of two people by the Sheriff’s office. The vehicle was stopped for Speeding, 102 mph in a 70 zone. The driver Norma Hernandez, 19, of Norfolk was also found to have a revoked driver’s license. A male passenger JC Morris, 27, of Omaha was found to have an active District Court arrest warrant out of Sarpy County. During the arrest marijuana and drug paraphernalia was also located inside the vehicle. Both were booked at the Sheriff’s office and Hernandez was released on a bond and Morris was jailed pending his return to Sarpy County.
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Stanton teens sentenced

STANTON — Two Stanton 17-year-olds were sentenced in Stanton County Court on Tuesday after pleading guilty to contributing to the delinquency of minors and selling tobacco products to a minor. Both were arrested earlier this year by the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office following an investigation into the sale of tobacco...
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Iowa man arrested for DWI, going 100+ mph in Stanton County

STANTON, Neb. -- An Iowa man is facing charges after authorities say he was driving under the influence. The Stanton County Sheriff's Office says that they began receiving 911 reports of a reckless driving Nissan traveling west on Highway 275, driving more than 100 miles per hour and passing several cars on the shoulder Monday morning.
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Traffic stop leads to two arrests in Stanton County

STANTON, Neb. -- Two people are facing charges after being pulled over in northeast Nebraska. The Stanton County Sheriff's Office says they pulled over a car for speeding on Highway 275 east of Norfolk Sunday evening. The driver, 19-yea-rold Norma Hernandez, was also found to have had a revoked driver's...
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Car clocked going 100 miles per hour on Highway 275; two arrested

A Norfolk woman and Omaha man were arrested by the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office Sunday night on suspicion of multiple offenses. Sheriff Mike Unger said a vehicle was stopped for driving 102 miles per hour in a 70 mph zone on Highway 275 east of Norfolk. The driver, 19-year-old Norma...
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High speed goes into Norfolk where Iowan arrested

An Iowa man was arrested just before noon Monday after the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office began receiving 911 reports of a reckless driving Nissan traveling west on Highway 275 from Cuming County at more than 100 mph, passing numerous cars on the shoulder. The driver, Raschon Rush, 21, Fort Dodge,...
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West Point man among those sentenced in Stanton County District Court

A busy day in Stanton County District Court led to the following sentences being handed out by Judge James Kube. Caleb Haas, 26, West Point was sentenced to two consecutive 18 month prison terms for Possession of Controlled Substance (RX) and Possession of Methamphetamine. Haas was arrested last year by the Stanton County Sheriff’s office following a traffic stop near Stanton. Also sentenced to prison was Joshua Knight, 30, of Columbus. Knight was sentenced to one year for Criminal Impersonation and a two year consecutive sentence for Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine). Knight was arrested last December in Downtown Stanton by the Sheriff’s office following a traffic stop. A co-defendant still has her felony case pending in District Court. Sentenced to 18 months of probation and ninety days in jail for Attempted Possession of Methamphetamine, was Paul Sciarappa, 51, of Stanton. He was arrested last year by the Sheriff’s office at his Stanton residence. Two others failed to show up for sentencing in court on felony charges, and had arrest warrants issued for their arrest. Nicholas Walker, 26, Omaha and Courtney Greening, 27, Council Bluffs, IA. Both were arrested last year by the Sheriff’s office in possession of a large quantity of blank financial transaction devices that included checks and credit cards, along with methamphetamine. Faith Brayerton, 43, Stanton pled guilty to a felony charge of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Marijuana. She was arrested by the Sheriff’s office during a traffic stop near Stanton. Also pleading guilty to a felony drug charge was Angelo Ricard, 29, of Norfolk. Ricard was found guilty of Possession of Ecstasy and No Operators License. He was arrested last year by the Stanton County Sheriff’s office near Woodland Park following a traffic stop.
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West Point, Columbus men sentenced to prison

STANTON — A busy day in Stanton County District Court on Tuesday led to several sentences being handed out by Judge James Kube, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. Caleb Haas, 26, West Point, was sentenced to two consecutive 18-month prison terms for possession of a controlled...
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Drunken woman with kids in car arrested

NORFOLK - An intoxicated Norfolk Woman was arrested by the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office Saturday night. According to Sheriff Mike Unger, the vehicle was stopped on Highway 275 east of Norfolk after the Sheriff’s Office had received complaints from Cuming County authorities that the driver might be intoxicated and children were also in the vehicle.
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Complaints leads to woman’s arrest

STANTON — The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle on Highway 275 east of Norfolk on Saturday night after receiving complaints from Cuming County authorities that the driver might be intoxicated and that there were also children in the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle, Catina Hins, 33, of...
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12-year-old stabbing suspect admits responsibility in juvenile court

STANTON, Neb. -- In northeast Nebraska, a 12-year-old girl has admitted to stabbing another 12-year-old. The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office says the girl was arrested back in March after the attack at Stanton’s West Park. Her admission in juvenile court to assault and weapons charges this week is the equivalent...
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Wanted Stanton man is on the run

STANTON - The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a wanted man. According to Sheriff Mike Unger, 31-year-old Dessivee Wright of Stanton is wanted after failing to appear in court for sex offender violations and appears to be on the run. Wright has two separate...
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12-year-old girl admits to March stabbing

STANTON - A 12-year-old Stanton girl admitted responsibility to the stabbing of another 12-year-old girl at the Stanton West Park back in early March. The girl who was arrested shortly after the Friday night attack by the sheriff’s office, admitted in Stanton County Juvenile Court and was adjudicated on allegations of assault-first degree and use of a weapon to commit a felony and will have a disposition hearing later this summer.
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12-year-old stabbing suspect admits responsibility in juvenile court

STANTON, Neb. -- In northeast Nebraska, a 12-year-old girl has admitted to stabbing another 12-year-old. The Stanton County Sheriff's Office says the girl was arrested back in March after the attack at Stanton's West Park. Her admission in juvenile court to assault and weapons charges this week is the equivalent...
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Girl admits to stabbing other girl in March

STANTON — A 12-year-old Stanton girl admitted this week in juvenile court her responsibility for the stabbing of another 12-year-old girl at the Stanton West Park back in early March. The girl who was arrested shortly after the attack by the sheriff’s office admitted in court and was adjudicated on...