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January 11, 2021 Press Release

Jan 11, 2021

On January 10, 2021 at 9:15 p.m., a Norfolk Police officer stopped a vehicle that did not have any license plates.  The officer had contact with the driver and the driver verbally identified himself.  He claimed that he did not have a license on him and did not know his social security number.  The officer checked the driver’s license photo of the name provided by the driver,…

January 7, 2021 Press Release

Jan 07, 2021

On January 6, 2021, at 10:42 a.m., Norfolk Police were called to the 300 block of Norfolk Avenue for a male acting strangely.  Several businesses in the 300 block of Norfolk wanted the man to receive a trespass warning so that he would not return to their businesses.  By the time officers arrived, the man had left the area.  Officers were given a description of the man.  At about 12:30 p.m., the…

January 4, 2021 Press Release

Jan 04, 2021

On January 3, 2021 at 9:18 a.m., Norfolk Police responded to a one-vehicle accident near the intersection of 10th Street and Prospect Avenue. The reporting party stated that a car had hit a fire hydrant and that the driver appeared to be passed out inside the vehicle.  When officers arrived, they had contact with the driver who was identified as Patrick J. Harlan, 53, of Norfolk.  A check of his…

Road Closure December 23rd 2020

Dec 23, 2020

Hwy 81 north of Norfolk to the State Line is CLOSED.  Please do not attempt any northbound travel.  There are many cars stuck in the roadway.  Traffic will not be able to get through.  ZERO visibility. 

December 23 Press Release

Dec 23, 2020

On December 22, 2020 at 8:49 p.m., a Norfolk Police officer stopped a vehicle for speeding, 49 miles per hour in a 25 mph zone. The officer had contact with the driver who was identified as Justin M. De Luna, 29, of Omaha.  A check of his license showed that it was currently revoked.  The officer saw an open can of White Claw alcohol in the cup holder and could smell alcohol coming from De Luna. …

December 21 Press Release

Dec 22, 2020

On December 21, 2020 at 2:52 p.m., Norfolk Police responded to a suspicious person call in the 700 block of S. 3rd Street. The caller stated that a female was in the caller’s garage and appeared to be under the influence.  She did not recognize the female.  When officers arrived they found that the caller had assisted the female into a wheelchair that the caller had. The female was identified as…

December 18 Press Release

Dec 18, 2020

On December 17, 2020 at 11:30 a.m., Norfolk Police were called to a residence in the 100 block of W. Maple Avenue to assist the Nebraska State Probation Office with a search of a probationer’s residence.  A probation officer had been searching the residence and located marijuana.  In the search of the garage, a duffle bag was located in the rafters.  The duffle bag contained several half-gallon…

December 16 Press Release

Dec 16, 2020

On December 15, 2020 at 7:15 p.m., Norfolk Police were called to a business in the 100 block of S. 13th Street for a report of a suspicious person sleeping in a vehicle parked in the business's parking lot.  Officers located the vehicle and had contact with the driver who was identified as Justis J. Calkins, 23, of Norfolk. Officers questioned him about situation.  Calkins gave officers consent…

December 14 Press Release

Dec 14, 2020

On December 10, 2020 at 5:04 p.m., Norfolk Police were called to a local gas station for a theft.  A customer had driven away without paying for gasoline that they pumped.  The clerk provided a description of the vehicle and a license plate.  Officers located the vehicle near 13th and Omaha and conducted a traffic stop.  The driver was identified as Derrick J. Phillips, 25, of Plainview.  A check…

December 7 Press Release

Dec 08, 2020

On December 7, 2020 at 3:35 p.m., Norfolk Police were attempting to serve an arrest warrant on a wanted subject.  Officers were checking an apartment in the 100 block of East Phillip.  They had contact with the resident of the apartment who was identified as Tiffany M. O’Meara, 30 of Norfolk.  She allowed officers to search the apartment for the individual. During this search the wanted individual…