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June 2 Press Release

Jun 02, 2020

On June 1, 2020, at 10:56 p.m., Norfolk Police were called to a residence in the 500 block of S. 14th Street. The reporting party stated that there was a car in their driveway, and they did not know who was in it. Officers arrived and found a female passed put in the driver’s seat. The female had a can of “air duster” in her right hand. The female woke up briefly while the officer was standing by…

June 1 Press Release

Jun 01, 2020

On May 30, 2020, a Norfolk Police officer performed a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 100 block of S. 27th Street. The driver was identified as Ellis E. Cournoyer, 39, of Norfolk. A check of his license showed that it was currently revoked. He was then arrested for driving during revocation. In a subsequent search, officers recovered a glass pipe with residue. This pipe tested positive for methamphetamine.…

May 27th Press Release

May 27, 2020

On May 26, 2020 at 11:54 a.m., Norfolk Police were called to the 400 block of Norfolk Avenue for a two-vehicle accident. Both vehicles were parked on the north side of Norfolk Avenue. The first vehicle, was parked further to the west and began to back out of the stall. This vehicle continued to back in a U-turn fashion until they were backing northbound. The vehicle collided with the front fender…

May 26th Press Release 2

May 26, 2020

Delivery of a Controlled Substance to a Minor (LSD)


On May 20th Norfolk police spoke to a 17 year old male at Faith Regional Hospital who
had been acting erratic in traffic. It was learned that the male had consumed LSD the
night before. During the investigation, it was determined that 19 year old Logan M.
Wegner of Stanton sold the LSD to the male and others.
On…

May 26th Press Release

May 26, 2020


On May 23, 2020 at 4:30 a.m., Norfolk Police were called to an apartment in the 900 block of S. 4th Street regarding a disturbance. When officers arrived they spoke to an adult female victim. She stated that she woke to sounds coming from her kitchen around 4:15 a.m. She went to investigate and found Marsean A. Edwards, 21, of Norfolk, standing in her kitchen. He was breaking her cell phone…

May 21st Press Release

May 21, 2020


On April 22, 2020, Norfolk Police and Norfolk Rescue responded to a residence in the 800 block of Chestnut for a medical emergency. Arriving officers located Jasmine Chaves, aka Jasmine Tello, 26, of Norfolk, on the ground by her parked car. She was unresponsive. Officers administered a dose of Narcan to her, and she regained consciousness. Norfolk Rescue transported Chaves to Faith Regional…

May 20th Press Release

May 20, 2020


On May 19, 2020 at 9:20 p.m., Norfolk Police officers had contact with Melissa A. Woodruff Valdez, 32, of Norfolk, at her residence. During this contact Valdez was slurring many of her words and had the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on her breath. She also submitted to a preliminary breath test. At the conclusion of the call, officers left her residence. After leaving, Valdez was seen…

May 20th Press Release

May 20, 2020


Tuesday May 19, 2020
At last night’s city council meeting, the Norfolk City Council passed an ordinance to allow UTVs within
corporate city limits of Norfolk. This is for limited vehicles and does NOT include ATVs. UTV use on
city streets is only allowed after being inspected and obtaining proper registration from the Norfolk
Police Division.
This ordinance was developed…

May 13th Press Release

May 13, 2020

On May 13, 2020 at 12:28 a.m., a Norfolk Police officer performed a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 500 block of N. 6th Street for a traffic infraction. The driver was identified as Devin K. Childs, 20, of Wayne. During this contact, the officer could smell the strong and distinct odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A check of Childs’ license showed that it was revoked. There were three…

May 8th Press Release

May 08, 2020

On May 7, 2020 at 8:37 p.m., a Norfolk Police officer stopped a vehicle in the 600 block of S. 12th Street for having a headlight out. The driver was identified as Kaylee R. Rawlings, 28, of Norfolk. A second passenger was identified as Nicole L. Fitzgerald, 31, of Stanton, and the third passenger was a 13 year old juvenile. A check of Rawlings driver’s license showed that it had been revoked. During…