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October 31st Press Release 2022

Oct 31, 2022

On October 29, 2022, at 2:44 p.m., Norfolk Police responded to a residence in the 100 block of East Phillip Avenue for a disturbance.  Once there, officers spoke to an 18 year old female who stated that she had been assaulted by Edward L. Childress, 39, of Norfolk.  She explained that she and Childress were in a verbal argument that escalated to the point where Childress struck her in the face several…

October 25th Press Release 2022

Oct 25, 2022


On October 24, 2020 at 3:11 p.m., Norfolk Police responded to a residence in the 800 block of S. 12th Street to assist a Nebraska State Probation Officer.  The probation officer was conducting a search of a probationer’s residence and found controlled substances.  Responding officers had contact with the probation officer and Eric J. Jones, 37, of Norfolk.  The probation officer located…

October 17th Press Release 2022

Oct 17, 2022


On October 14, 2022, at 7:34 p.m., Norfolk Police were called to the 200 block of S. 13th Street for an assault report.  When officers arrived, they had contact with a distraught adult female.  She had dried blood near her mouth and dirt all over an arm.  She stated that she was just assaulted by Edgar A. Mora, 41, of Norfolk.  She described being struck in the face and pulled out of a…

October 12th Press Release 2022

Oct 13, 2022


On October 12'^, at approximately 10:13a.m. Norfolk police officers were dispatched to a business in the
100 block of Norfolk Ave. on a report of a robbery. Officers arrived on scene and were able to speak to
the victim. The officers were able to get a physical description and a direction of travel of the suspect.
While officers were investigating the incident at the scene,…

October 11th Press Release 2022

Oct 11, 2022


On October 10'^, at approximately 10:41p.m. Norfolk police officers were dispatched to the 600 block of
Michigan Ave. The subject that called the police stated that he had kicked in a window. When officers
arrived on scene, the male subject was located on the front porch of a residence nearby. The subject was
identified at Wayne Hackel 36. of Norfolk. The subject made statements…

October 9th Press Release 2022

Oct 10, 2022


On October 10^*^, at approximately 1:57a.m. Norfolk police officers were dispatched to a residence in 300
block of S. 10^*^ St. for a suspicious person call. The reporting party advised that they had received an alert
from the Ring doorbell camera that someone was near the front door of their house. The homeowner
advised that he confronted the male suspect. The homeowner…

October 3rd Press Release 2022

Oct 03, 2022


On October 1, 2022 at 2:18 p.m., Norfolk Police were called to 2400 Pasewalk Avenue for a shoplifting.  A male suspect had left the store without paying for merchandise and was running from the area.  Officers located the subject in the 1800 block of Vicki Lane.  He was identified as Brit J. Blanchard, 35, homeless.  A check of his record showed that he had an active Stanton County arrest…

September 28th Press Release 2022

Sep 28, 2022

On September 27, 2022 at 7:35 p.m., Norfolk Police responded to an apartment in the 700 block of Walnut Avenue for a disturbance.  When officers arrived, they found an adult female who had dried blood on her hands, chest, and face. The bridge of her nose was swollen and appeared broken. Norfolk Rescue responded, but the victim refused transport to the hospital at that time.  The victim stated that…

September 26th Press Release 2022

Sep 26, 2022

On September 25, 2022, at 1:49 a.m., Norfolk Police responded to a shoplifting from a business in the 1000 block of S. 13th Street.  The reporter provided a description of the suspect and the vehicle he fled in.  Officers located the suspect’s vehicle and conducted a traffic stop.  The officer had contact with the driver who was identified as Adam L. Fuerhoff, 35, of Pierce.  The officer spoke to…

September 21st Press Release 2022

Sep 21, 2022

On September 20, 2022 at 6:12 p.m., Norfolk Police were called to the 200 block of Madison Avenue to check the welfare of a male subject that was lying on the sidewalk passed out. There was a credit card on the subject’s stomach, his driver’s license under his leg along with an open cigarette box.  Officers had trouble waking the subject.  They collected the credit card, driver’s license, and cigarette…