Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2011
Located in: Current Crimes

Generator theft 500 Block of Ann Street – Chadron

Sometime on the night of Friday night and Saturday September 10, 2011 a generator was taken from a residence on the 500 block of Ann Street.  Anyone having information involving the theft of the generator may contact the Chadron Police Department or Dawes County Crimestoppers.  Anonymous tips leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those involved may be eligible for a cash reward.  Sgt. Wallage

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
Located in: Current Crimes

Felony Check Fraud Investigation – Chadron, Gordon, Gering, Scottsbluff

On June 27, 2011, the Chadron Police Department was called to a local business in reference a person using checks to buy items on a closed account. Officers responded to the business and conducted an investigation into the report. During the course of the investigation, it was learned that a female identified as Mary Whitcomb (age 34) of Chadron had entered the local business on two separate occasions on June 26, 2011 and made large purchases. The items purchased included electronics and tools totaling over $2,300.00. As a result of the investigation, officers from the Chadron Police Department obtained a search warrant to search Whitcomb’s Chadron residence for the purchased merchandise. During the search, officers located high dollar pieces of electronics Whitcomb had purchased on the closed checking account. Whitcomb was not at her residence at the time of the search and officers are currently looking for Whitcomb’s whereabouts. The Chadron Police Department is also looking for an associate of Whitcomb’s; 34 year old Joseph Roan Eagle, for questioning regarding this incident. The Chadron Police Department would like to ask local business in the Panhandle area to notify the Chadron Police Department, or their local law enforcement agency, if they have contact with Whitcomb or Roan Eagle. The Chadron Police Department also has information that Whitcomb and Roan Eagle may be traveling through out the Panhandle of Nebraska and the Black Hills area of South Dakota. “UPDATE” The Chadron Police Department in cooperation with other local agencies has further discovered that Whitcomb and or Roan Eagle have been passing additional checks on this closed account in Gordon, Gering, and Scottsbluff Nebraska with the total defrauded amount approaching $10,000. Targeted businesses types seem to be hardware stores and sporting goods establishments. Included are the most recent available photographs of both suspects. Again if you see either of these individuals please contact your local law enforcement agency or the Chadron Police Department at 308-432-0510.

 

Posted: Monday, April 18th, 2011
Located in: Current Crimes

UPDATED 05/03/2011 – Police seek public help on 04/15-04/16-2011 criminal activity

On Friday April 15, 2011 at around 1:37AM the Chadron Police Department received a call from a citizen informant regarding a in progress theft of items from the Wahlstrom Ford area.  The citizen advised that numerous persons wearing all dark clothing were carrying items from the area.  The citizen continued to provide information as officers responded.  Officers arrived within a couple of minutes of having received the call and observed a suspicious vehicle leaving the area.  An officer attempted to conduct a stop of the reported vehicle which led to a short vehicle chase approximately four miles East of Chadron on U.S. Highway 20 before being discontinued due to poor road conditions.  Officers continued the investigation and located abandoned stolen items in the area and found nothing else broken into.  The investigation is ongoing at this point pending further review of details indentifying the vehicle involved.  The Chadron Police Department would like to commend the citizen for their report and always encourages the public’s assistance in reporting and solving crimes.  Also sometime during the night of Friday April 15, 2011 unknown persons unlawfully entered the New Leaf Floral shop on the 1000 block of East Third Street.  Unspecified Items were taken from the business.    And sometime the same evening unknown persons broke out a window on the Chadron Public Library with no entry gained.  The Chadron Police Department is investigating the burglary and criminal mischief and is asking for the public help.  Anyone wishing to report a tip regarding these crimes or any other crime may contact the Chadron Police Department at 308-432-0510 or the Dawes County Crime Stoppers at 308-432-0519 and remain anonymous and eligible for a cash reward leading to the arrest or conviction of those involved.  Cash rewards have been paid out.

SUPPLEMENTAL UPDATE - In the last two weeks, the Chadron Police Department received information from the public identifying the  suspect vehicle as a red Chevrolet Cavalier which had South Dakota license plate D46_ _ Or D0(last two digits unknown.)  This information has assisted the Chadron Police Deparment in its investigation, but the suspects are still unknown at this time.  The Chadron Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding and indentifying this vehicle. If anyone has any information in reference to this crime or any other crime, please call the Chadron Police Department at (308) 432-0510 or CrimeStoppers at (308) 432-0519.

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
Located in: Current Crimes

ATV taken from Edge Power Sports – Chadron

The Chadron Police Department is requesting any information regarding an ATV reported stolen from Edge Power Sports.  The ATV was taken between Monday February 14 and Saturday February 19, 2011 from the property.  The ATV taken was a black 2006 Polaris Outlaw 500 ATV.  The ATV pictured above is typical of the style of the ATV taken and should be used as a reference only.  Anyone wanting to furnish information anonymously leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible and be eligible for a reward up to $1000.00 may contact the Dawes County Crimestoppers 308-432-0519 or Chadron Police Department 308-432-0510.  Officer Derek Bauer.

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
Located in: Current Crimes

CPD Investigates firearm taken from vehicle 09/25-10/02-2010

The Chadron Police Department is investigating the theft of a firearm taken from an unlocked vehicle during the week of September 25 through October 2, 2010.  The firearm was removed from a residential area is unique and easily identifiable.  Anyone having information about this crime or any other crime may contact the Dawes County Crime Stoppers at 308-432-0519 and remain anonymous and eligible for a cash reward leading to the arrest or conviction of those involved.  Sgt. Jarvis Wallage

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010
Located in: Current Crimes

CPD investigates past and recent break in’s of public library.

The Chadron Police Department is seeking any information regarding two recent burglaries at the Chadron Public Library.  The first burglary happened during the night of January 4 or early in the morning on January 5, 2010.  Stolen was an undisclosed amount of cash, an MP3 player, and a set of headphones.  The second burglary happened during the early morning hours of March 22, 2010.  Unknown subject, or subjects entered the library, stole a laptop computer and its carrying case, damaged another laptop computer, and moved numerous other items within the building.  Anyone with information can call the Chadron Police Department at 308-432-0510 or Crime Stoppers at 308-432-0519. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward upon arrest and conviction of those involved.

 

Officer J. Hansen

 

 

Posted: Thursday, April 8th, 2010
Located in: Current Crimes

Crawford Police Department seeks information on attempted arsons

The Crawford Police Department is seeking any information about a house fire that occurred on January 14, 2010 in the early morning hours at 303 Paddock Street in Crawford and a second attempted fire at an unoccupied dwelling located at 217 Coates Street in Crawford, that occurred sometime between the end of February, 2010 and March 20, 2010. Both of these instances have been ruled as arson by the Crawford Fire Department and the State Fire Marshall.

The Crawford Police Department is urging anyone with information regarding either of the house fires to contact the Chadron Police Dispatch Center at 308-432-0510, the Crawford Police Department at 308-665-2510, or the Dawes County Crime Stoppers at 308-432-0519. Information leading to the arrest and or conviction(s) of the person(s) responsible may result in a reward.

Posted: Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
Located in: Current Crimes

UPDATE- Stereo equipment taken from vehicle – 200 Block King

The Chadron Police Department is investigating a theft from a vehicle that happened during the night on March 30, 2010 on the 200 Block of King Street.  Sometime after 7:30 PM an unknown subject or subjects went into an unlocked SUV and stole stereo equipment including subwoofer speakers in a speaker box and an amplifier.  Total value of stolen items is around $2,000.00.  Anyone with information can call the Chadron Police Department at 308-432-0510 or Crime Stoppers at 308-432-0519. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward upon arrest and conviction of those involved.
UPDATED 05/20/10 - Officers recieved information leading to the arrest of an individual in this case.  A cash reward of $100.00 was paid out to the individual who furnished information.
 
Officer J. Hansen

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009
Located in: Current Crimes

Double Exposure Burglary

On the early morning hours of October 21, 2009, Officers of the Chadron Police Department responded to a burglary at a local business, Double Exposure, located at 201 West Second Street in Chadron, Nebraska.  At approximately 00:49hrs, an unknown subject or subjects entered through a broken plate glass window and took two manikins with clothes.  Anyone with information can call the Chadron Police Department at 308-432-0510 or Crime Stoppers at 308-432-0519. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward upon arrest and conviction of those involved.  Officer Aron Chrisman 205

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2009
Located in: Current Crimes

Officers Investigate Break-in At CSC

Law enforcement officials are investigating a burglary of the Chadron State College business office, in which an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen late Thursday night or early Friday morning.

CSC officials closed the business office Friday as police officers were on campus to investigate.

The incident occurred on the same week payments were due from students for the fall semester. The payment deadline has been extended to Friday, Aug. 21.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous while furnishing information leading to the arrest and conviction of person(s) involved may be eligible for a reward.  Please contact the Chadron Police Department at 308-432-0510 or Dawes County Crimestoppers at 308-432-0519.  Sgt. J. Wallage