Crime Stoppers

Gage County Crime Stoppers

The Gage County Crime Stoppers members of the Board of Directors are appointed and serve to support law enforcement agencies, publicize ways the communities and individuals can report crimes, assist officers as they provide community education and programs, be involved in community activities and organizations, and significantly, to organize and sponsor activities to raise funds that are used as rewards to individuals that anonymously provide information and report crimes by calling 402-228-4343.

Crime Stoppers needs citizens to step forward and be partners in controlling crime in our area.

Report crimes by calling 402-228-4343

Arson at S 176th & Cherry Roads


DATE:  12-6-09           

LOCATION:  NE corner of the intersection of S 176th and Cherry Roads 

TIME:  0415              

OFFENSE:  Arson      

Missing Person Search Continues


On September 8th, 2009, the Gage County Sheriff's Office received information from the Crime Stoppers hotline that the vehicle belonging to missing person Ann Marie Kelley could possibly be located in a sand pit in northern Gage County.

Missing Person Search


On September 4th, 2009, the Gage County Sheriff's Office received information indicating a possible sighting of Ann M Kelly, a missing person, in Rawlins, Wyoming. 

Burglary at Cortland E-Z Stop


DATE:  July 27, 2009


LOCATION: Cortland E-Z Stop  

TIME: 0145 hrs               

OFFENSE: Burglary       

CASE: 2009-3527              
On July 27, 2009, Gage County Communications advised they had received a call from a motorist who stated that they had observed a person dressed in dark clothing leaving the area of the E-Z Stop on foot carrying something.

Burglary at 3229 E Highway 136


DATE: May 10, 2009      

LOCATION: 3229 E. Hwy 136


OFFENSE: Burglary        

CASE: 2009-1939              

On Wednesday April 29th 2009 the Gage County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary which had taken place at the home of Jon Retchless.

Theft from ½ West of SW 61st Near Pine Road


DATE:   03-23-2009    

LOCATION:  SW 61st and Pine Rd 

TIME:  Unknown              

OFFENSE: Theft       

CASE:  2009-1347             
On March 23, 2009, Nicholas Simmons, 26 yrs of age of Beatrice, had approximately $6,000 worth of duck and goose decoys stolen from a field ½ west of SW 61st Road near Pine Road.

Burglary at Exmark


DATE:  03-14-2009    


TIME:  11:57              

OFFENSE:  Theft        

CASE: 2009-1194            

On 03-14-2009 at approximately 2357, ExMark  in Beatrice was broken into and burglarized. 

Nebraska Authorities Seek Suspect(s) in Meat Fraud


The Gage County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate Bradley Harold Gardner who on December 10, 2007 at approximately 1200 hours sold $105.00 of meat to a victim in rural Beatrice.  Gardner told the victim he would be back shortly with the meat.  The victim became suspicious and called the bank at 1215 hours to learn the check had already been cashed.  Gardner used his Arkansas Drivers License (9246358710) for ID at the bank (additional bank photos available).  This victim had purchased meat from Gardner in the past.

Cattle Theft


DATE: 02/18/09      

LOCATION: 3 ¾ miles east of Cortland on East Apple Road.  

TIME: Between 1900 hrs on 02/17/2009 and 1115 hrs on 02/18/2009               

OFFENSE: Theft       

CASE: 2009-0795               
On 02/18/2009, at approx. 1145 hrs, The Gage County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a theft of cattle which occurred on property located on the south side of the roadway 3 ¾ miles east of Cortland, Nebraska on East Apple Road.

Injury Accident SW 100th Rd & Chestnut Rd


DATE:  11/09/2008           

LOCATION: S.W. 100th & Chestnut Road

TIME:  0030 Hours                   

OFFENSE:  One vehicle injury accident

CASE:  2008-5456          

On Sunday November 9th 2008 the Gage County Sheriff's Office responded to a one vehicle injury accident which had occurred just east of S.W. 100th Road on Chestnut Road.