Anyone with information about any crime in the state may call the Grand Island-Hall County Crime Stoppers, (308) 381-8822. Callers will remain anonymous.
A reward of up to $1,000 will be paid after law enforcement agencies have determined the seriousness of the crime and the usefulness of the information.
Inmate custody status can be obtained by calling the VINE hotline at (877) NE 4 VINE or by visiting www.vinelink.com. Information is available 24 hours a day.
If you see a crime happening, call the Grand Island-Hall County Emergency Center — 911.
Grand Island Police
The following felonies were reported:
— Briana Loveland and Jessie Scarlett were arrested at L.E. Ray Park at about 3 a.m. Thursday. Police say the odor of marijuana was detected coming from their vehicle. Scarlett admitted to marijuana being in the center console. Police say Loveland took the marijuana and attempted to conceal it in her clothing. Paraphernalia were also located inside the vehicle, police say. Loveland was arrested for tampering with evidence, possession of less than 1 oz. of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Scarlett was cited for possession of less than an 1 oz. of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
— Police stopped the driver of a motorized bicycle Wednesday night for not wearing a helmet. The driver was also observed failing to signal a right turn onto Division Street and a left turn onto Harrison Street. After the driver, Adam Boardman, was identified, a records check showed he had a suspended license with a pickup order. He turned his back to the officer and concealed what he was doing, police say. “Just prior to turning back around he was observed discarding what appeared to be white pills on the ground,” says the police media report. Police picked up two types of pills from the area. He was arrested for having no helmet, failure to signal, driving during suspension, possession of prescription drugs in a non-labeled container and tampering with physical evidence.
— Andrew Smith reported that a storage unit at Island Storage, 4040 Stauss Road, was broken into between June 18 and Wednesday. Taken were a 65-inch Vizio TV and a Vizio Soundbar. The padlock had been removed and could not be located.
— Super Saver, 1602 W. Second St., reported the theft of a package of cookies, which was recovered outside in the parking lot. Alicia Elson was cited for third-offense theft by shoplifting.
— Tab Refrigeration and Construction on Tuesday reported the theft of a trailer from 3206 1/2 Langenheder St. The trailer is a white H&H enclosed trailer that measures 8 by 16 feet. The Nebraska license plate reads 8-X12242.
— Angela Trent reported the theft of a vehicle from 910 W. 16th St.
— A woman reported that someone entered her vehicle at 1933 Santa Anita Drive, causing no damage but removing items from the center console. A neighbor was able to capture video of a male looking through five cars and entering her vehicle.
— A 38-year-old male was arrested Thursday night after he became angry during a disturbance and kicked his 11-year-old daughter in the leg, asuing pain and visible injury. The incident occurred at 303 Hall St. Police say the man was intoxicated. He was arrested for child abuse.
Hall County Sheriff
Law enforcement arrested three people on warrants in three cases. There were 34 calls for service. For more information visit www.hallcountyne.gov and click on the sheriff link.
— A male and a female were arrested for domestic assault Thursday night in southern Hall County.
Hall County District Court
— Rigobaldo Romero-Romero, 20, Grand Island, attempt of a Class 2 felony, three to 10 years in jail with credit for 289 days served. Also guilty of possession of child pornography, two to five years in jail with credit for 289 days served, and must register as a sex offender. Also guilty of attempt of a Class 2 felony, 10 to 20 years in jail with credit for 240 days served.
Hall County Court
— Gregory Dowdy, 40, homeless, attempt of a Class 4 felony, 120 days in jail with credit for 120 days served.
— Justin Lewellyn, 18, Aurora, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of 1 oz. or less of marijuana, first offense, and possession or use of drug paraphernalia, all on June 29. Preliminary hearing set for 10:30 a.m. Aug. 13.
— Ardella W. Price, 40, Grand Island, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of 1 oz. or less of marijuana, first offense, and driving left of center, all on Monday. Preliminary hearing set for 2:30 p.m. Aug. 13.
— Dennis A. Castro, 51, Grand Island, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of 1 oz. or less of marijuana, first offense, all on Monday. Preliminary hearing set for 1:30 p.m. Aug. 13.
— Eduardo Coss-Pacheco, 21, Grand Island, was charged with committing child abuse intentionally with no injury on Tuesday. Preliminary hearing set for 10:30 a.m. Aug. 27.
Driving Under the Influence — Rusty Richard, 29, Kearney, DUI-alcohol, first offense, $500 fine, 60 days in jail, 24 months probation, driver’s license revoked 60 days; Lucas Pedro, 30, Grand Island, DUI-alcohol, second offense, $500 fine, 30 days in jail, driver’s license revoked 18 months.