Police Division

Press Releases

February 28th Press Release 2024

Feb 29, 2024

On February 28, 2024, at 1:02 p.m., Norfolk Police responded to a trespassing report at a residence in the 100 block of West Walnut Avenue.  When the officers arrived, they were informed that Sheila F. Omera, 64, homeless, was refusing to leave the residence.  Officers had contact with Omera and arrested her for second-degree trespassing.  In a subsequent search, officers recovered a glass pipe…

February 25th Press Release 2024

Feb 26, 2024

On February 24, 2024, at 5:09 a.m., Norfolk Police were called to a residence in the 200 block of South 8th Street for a disturbance.  Officers had contact with an adult female who stated that she had been assaulted by Julio Eugenio Moro Vasquez, 23, of Norfolk.  She described that he had choked and pushed her after a disagreement they had.  The female was holding a child at the time of the assault.…

February 17th Press Release 2024

Feb 21, 2024

On February 21, 2024, at 2:40 a.m., Norfolk Police responded to the 1300 block of East Hayes Avenue for the report of someone damaging a parked vehicle.  As the officers were responding, the suspect left in a vehicle.  The reporting party provided a description of the vehicle.  A Stanton County deputy saw the vehicle and followed the car until Norfolk officers performed a traffic stop on it.  A…

February 16th Press Release 2024

Feb 16, 2024

On February 14, 2023, at 7:13 p.m., Norfolk Police 911 received a call from a Spanish speaking juvenile.  A Spanish speaking police officer spoke to the juvenile who described that his mother was being actively assaulted by a male.  The officer stayed on the phone with the juvenile while additional Norfolk officers responded to the residence.  Once the officers arrived on scene, they looked through…

February 15th Press Release 2024

Feb 15, 2024

It has come to our attention that an individual claiming to be Officer Peter Jasper of Norfolk
Police called a local citizen trying to get banking information. We do not have an Officer Peter
During the call, the caller ID showed 402-644-8700 which is the police non-emergency
number. The suspect caller had some identifying information of the citizen and said they were

February 12th Press Release 2024

Feb 12, 2024

On February 9, 2024, at 4:02 p.m., a Norfolk Police officer had contact with Dawson J. Finkral, 25, of Norfolk, at the Police Station.  He was reporting an incident that he was involved with that occurred in the 2300 block of S. 1st Street.  During this contact, officers had reason to search Finkral and recovered 32 Oxycodone medication pills that he did not have a prescription for.  In a search…

January 31st Press Release 2024

Jan 31, 2024

On January 31, 2024, at 1:05 a.m., Norfolk Police initiated a report of an assault that occurred at an apartment in the 100 Block of Gold Strike Drive.  Officers learned that there had been a physical altercation between Dakota J. Wright, 30, of Norfolk, and a female victim.  The victim stated that Wright struck her in the head and showed the officers her injuries.  She also provided text messages…

January 30th Press Release 2024

Jan 30, 2024

On January 29, 2024, at 6:34 p.m., Norfolk Police were on a call for service in the 100 block of East Phillip Avenue.  They encountered Melinda M. Taylor, 42, of Norfolk.  A check of her name showed that she had an active York County arrest warrant.  She was taken into custody.  In a search of her purse, officers recovered a glass pipe that tested positive for methamphetamine.  She was then placed…

January 29th Press Release 2024

Jan 29, 2024

On January 28, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., Norfolk Police responded to a report of a reckless driver near 1st Street and Omaha Avenue. Officers located the vehicle in the 100 block of Jefferson Avenue and had contact with the driver. The driver was identified by his Guatemala passport as 22-year-old Edgar L. Mach-Toxocon. During a search of his vehicle, officers recovered 100 capsules of the prescription…

January 22nd Press Release 2024

Jan 22, 2024

On January 21, 2023, at 5:41 p.m., Norfolk Police responded to a robbery at a business in the 800 block of S. 13th Street.  It was reported that two 17-year-old males entered the store.  After spending some time in the store, one of them demanded that the employee provide them with certain items, or he would assault the employee.  A physical altercation followed, and the two juveniles fled.  Responding…