Posted: Sunday, October 14th, 2012
Located in: Solved Crimes

Repeated Walmart Theft (Updated 10/14/2012)

On Sunday May 27, 2012 an unknown male suspect entered the store and removed a Phillips Television from the store.The suspect also attempted to load a plastic tub with electronics, but he did not get out of the store with the tub. 

The suspect is thought to be a Caucasian or Hispanic male, approximately 6 feet tall, slender build, with long dark brown or black hair pulled into a pony tail and a goatee.The suspected was wearing blue jeans and an orange shirt.The suspect’s vehicle is a tan/brown Chrysler Minivan, believed to be a Town and Country model.The right brake light on the vehicle may not be working.The vehicle license plates are unknown at this time.

The suspect in this case is believed to be the same suspect involved in a similar theft happening at Walmart on March 21, 2012.During the first incident, the suspect was driving a white 1996 or 1997 Ford Thunderbird or Lincoln Mark VIII. 

On Sunday May 27, 2012 an unknown male suspect entered the store and removed a Phillips Television from the store. The suspect also attempted to load a plastic tub with electronics, but he did not get out of the store with the tub. 

The suspect is thought to be a Caucasian or Hispanic male, approximately 6 feet tall, slender build, with long dark brown or black hair pulled into a pony tail and a goatee. The suspected was wearing blue jeans and an orange shirt. The suspect’s vehicle is a tan/brown Chrysler Minivan, believed to be a Town and Country model. The right brake light on the vehicle may not be working. The vehicle license plates are unknown at this time.

The suspect in this case is believed to be the same suspect involved in a similar theft happening at Walmart on March 21, 2012. During the first incident, the suspect was driving a white 1996 or 1997 Ford Thunderbird or Lincoln Mark VIII.

(FIRST EVENT) On Thursday, March 22nd, the Chadron Police Department received report of a theft from the Chadron Walmart. The theft had occurred the day before when an unknown male suspect entered the store and removed electronic and video merchandise from the store without paying. Approximately two hours later, the same male suspect committed a similar theft at the Walmart store in Scottsbluff.

The suspect is thought to be a Caucasian male, approximately six feet tall, of a slender build, with long dark brown or black hair pulled into a pony tail. The suspected was wearing blue jeans and a two-toned black and silver long-sleeve pullover. The suspect’s vehicle is a white two-door passenger car with sun roof and may have a rear spoiler on top of the trunk. The car is believed to be a 1996 or 1997 Ford Thunderbird or Lincoln Mark VIII. The Chadron Police Department has released surveillance photos of the suspect and his vehicle and is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him. If you can identify the male suspect or the vehicle he was driving, or can provide information related to these crimes, call the Chadron Police Department at 308-432-0510 or Dawes County Crime Stoppers at 308-432-0519. You can also contact the Scottsbluff Police Department at 308-632-7176 or Scotts Bluff County Crime Stoppers at 308-632-7867. Informants are allowed to remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward.--Submitted by the Chadron Police Department

 

 

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
Located in: Solved Crimes

(APPREHENDED SAN DIEGO CA 09/21/12)Felony Counterfeiting Jeffrey S. Walsh

On Friday, August 17, 2012 a male suspect passed several counterfeit twenty dollar bills in the Chadron area.In total, the Chadron Police Department has recovered $800.00 in counterfeit twenty dollar bills.The Chadron Police Department followed up on a lead and worked with the United States Secret Service, Rapid City South Dakota Police Department and the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) to develop a suspect.After further investigation and a search warrant served in Hot Springs South Dakota by DCI, the Chadron Police Department has confirmed the suspect’s identity as 35 year old Jeffery S. Walsh (white male, brown hair, hzl eyes 5-10 175lbs) of San Diego, California.The Chadron Police Department has obtained an active felony arrest warrant for Jeffery Walsh for two felony counts of 1st degree unlawful circulation of a transaction device, one felony count of criminal possession of a forgery device, on felony count of theft by deception and one misdemeanor count of theft by deception. South Dakota and Nebraska law enforcement are looking for information leading to Walsh’s whereabouts.Walsh was last seen in the Hot Springs South Dakota area, but is believed to have left area. If you have any questions or information regarding the counterfeit money or the location of Jeffery Walsh, please contact the Chadron Police Department, the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation or the Dawes County Crime Stoppers hotline at 308-432-0519.
How to detect counterfeit US Money;
·Feel the texture of the paper, which is typically a lower quality paper
·Compare the bill with another of the same denomination and series and look for differences
·Look carefully at the printing quality or the lack of detail (dull, flat and blurry areas) on a fake bill
·Look for colored fibers in the paper. All U.S. bills have tine red and blue fibers embedded in the paper
·Examine the serial numbers, make sure they match and are evenly spaced and aligned
·Look for security features in all denominations except the $1 and $2;
oSecurity thread running from top to bottom
oHold the bill up to a light to check for watermark
oTilt the bill to check for color-shifting ink
o Use a magnifying glass to examine the micro-printing
Use a counterfeit-detection pen

Posted: Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
Located in: Solved Crimes

MISSING — JOSH BULLOCK

UPDATE : Based on the information gathered after the Gonzalez incident, Josh Bullock's remains were recoved in Dawes County, Southeast of the City Of Chadron. The Nebraska State Patrol and the Sheriff's Office will continue to followup on this case until proper closure. 

UPDATE --  On Tuesday  June 12, 2012, Law Enforcement was involved in a 14 hour standoff with ANDRES GONZALEZ in Alliance, NE. This ended with the death of Gonzalez. During the standoff, Gonzolez admitted to the murder of Josh Bullock. Bullock's remains were buried in Dawes County, NE. The Nebraska State Patrol, Dawes County Sheriff's Office and Federal Law Enforcement are in the process of locating and recovering those remains. This will bring to an end the mystery of the dissapearence of Mr. Bullock and prosecution of others involved is pending.

************Josh Bullock was last seen early in the month of December 2011. He was reported missing by friends in Colorado. He had told them he was on his way there. Josh is from the Alliance, Nebraska area. His pick up truck was found abandoned in a field in rural Dawes County near Chadron, Nebraska.

I will attempt to get a photo up as soon as possible, but one can be found by Googleing his name.

If you have any information about Josh, please contact your local law enforcement or call the Dawes County Crime Stoppers number ---  308-432-0519

You can also call the Dawes County Sheriff's Office at --  308-432-3025

Or the Nebraska State Patrol at 308-432-6131 - Ask for Invs. Drinkwalter.

More information will be made available shortly ---  Sheriff Karl J. Dailey

Posted: Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
Located in: Solved Crimes

ARREST MADE – Chadron Police request public help with graffiti crimes

The Chadron Police Department is seeking assistance in solving several graffiti crimes occurring after September 1, 2011.  Police have investigated at least 6 "taggings" by which persons spray paint objects, vehicles or buildings.  The items which have been painted have been that of gang style tags.  Photographs have been attached along with this post.  Our hope is that someone may recognize the writing, just like a signature and put a name to that handwriting.  Anyone having knowledge of those involved in committing these crimes may call the Chadron Police Department or Dawes County Crime Stoppers and remain anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.  Cash rewards have been paid out in the past for crimes successfully solved.  Sgt. J. Wallage

The Chadron Police Department and Dawes County Sheriffs cooperatively investigated and arrested Darrin Little Whiteman age 19 of Colorado for all the incidents of graffiti.  He is pending court and being housed at the Dawes County Jail.

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010
Located in: Solved Crimes

UPDATED 08/02/2010 – ATV Theft – Chadron

In the early morning hours of July 22, 2010 a Green 2006 Honda TRX500FE6 was stolen from Edge Power Sports. The four wheeler appeared to be rode out away from the property in an unknown direction of travel. The four wheeler belongs to a private party and was in at the store for maintenance when it was taken. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts or disposition of the four wheeler, your help is greatly appreciated.  The model taken can be seen in this post and is not an actual representation due to depreciation and other wear.  On August 2, 2010 Officer Sanders received information and assistance from the Pine Ridge Police Department which led to the recovery of the ATV in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.  Anyone wanting to furnish information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved in the theft may call the Dawes County Crime Stoppers and remain anonymous at 308-432-0519.  Officer Sanders.  Chadron Police Department

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2009
Located in: Solved Crimes

Vehicle Theft Chadron(Recovered 07/13/2009 Florida)

Sometime Between May 5th and May 8, 2009 unknown persons took a White 2007 Honda Civic Hybrid bearing Nebraska license plate 69B809.  The vehicle was parked in the alley on the residential side of the 900 Block of Chadron Avenue with the keys left inside.  Anyone with information leading to the recovery of the vehicle or person(s) involved is urged to contact Crimestoppers at 308-432-0519.  Individuals calling Crimestoppers can remain anonymous.  Sgt. J. Wallage  (UPDATE) on Monday July 13, 2009 The Chadron Police Department learned that a subject was apprehended while driving the stolen vehicle in Florida.  (More Details to Follow) Sgt. J. Wallage