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  1. Thorpe gets 24-60 months for escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A Scotts Bluff County Detention Center inmate who failed to return from work release earlier this year will spend more time behind bars. James Thorpe received a sentence of 24 to 60 months in prison for violating the work release agreement.

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  2. Olbricht sentenced to minimum of 18 years behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... He was found guilty in late March. At his sentencing today, a motion for a new trial was denied, and the Scotts Bluff County judge sentenced him to a minimum of 18 years in prison, maximum of 30 years. He said this is not the type of person he is, ...

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  3. Charges dropped against Amanda Baker's sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    24 year old Amanda Baker was killed last year in an attack by an inmate at the Scotts Bluff County Corrections Center. Scotts Bluff County prosecutors asked for the charges to be dropped on April 16; that motion was granted without prejudice April 21 by Judge Derek Weimer.

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  4. Sister of slain Nebraska jailer no longer chargedRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | KHGI

    ... Baker's sister, 24-year-old Amanda Baker, was fatally attacked by an inmate on Feb. 14, 2014, at the Scotts Bluff County Jail. Court documents show Amanda Baker filed her 2013 returns before her death and that her federal refund of nearly $4,300 was ...

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  5. Stolen rent check leads to forgery chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... of possession of a controlled substance, shoplifting and 3rd degree assault. She's currently held at the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center.

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  6. SB County Commissioners hold off on railraod contributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners haven't decided on whether they're going to contribute toward automated signals and gates at a railroad crossing that has poor visibility. Scotts Bluff County Public Works Director Bob Bennett says Union Pacific has asked them to contribute five percent toward the railroad located at County Road H and County Road 15, three miles south of Mitchell.

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  7. Drive to the lake leads to arrest of one teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... officer followed the vehicle around the entire lake, waiting for on-duty officers from Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County and the State Patrol to arrive. Arrested was 16-year-old Andrew Mousseaux on two counts of motor vehicle theft, one count of ...

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  8. Minatare PD Chief one officer still suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... officer the town has had in 40 years. In the meantime, Harms says the status quo will remain with the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Department and Nebraska State Patrol providing police services along with one part time officer. Harms says Minatare ...

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  9. Photo Courtesy Scotts Bluff County Detention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... than $5,400 worth of clothing, glass pipes, water pipes and blankets. An arrest warrant was signed by Scotts Bluff County Judge Kris Mickey on April 15, 2015; and bond has been set at $75,000 at 10% for charges of Burglary and Theft by Taking (More ...

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  10. Scottsbluff Police found male dead near Westmoor poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... ied the male to be 74-year-old Stephen Saldivar, and Wasson says there was no evidence of foul play. The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Officer, Scottsbluff Fire Department and Valley Ambulance Service assisted the Scott Bluff Police Department.

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  11. NSP seeing increase in drug impaired driving arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The Nebraska State Patrol will soon be kicking off their spring sobriety check point period, and one Lieutenant says they'll be keeping their eye out for drug driving. He says in 2013 there were 21 drug impaired driving arrests in the Scotts Bluff County area.

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  12. Trial Set For Gering Vehicular Homicide CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KGWN

    ... where he had been hospitalized for nine months after being injured in the Dec. 20, 2013, accident. Scotts Bluff County authorities say Fiscus didn't halt at a stop sign as he drove west on a county road, and his vehicle struck a northbound vehicle ...

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  13. Minatare Man Headed to Trial For Child Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KGWN

    Court records say Jacob Summerville, 29, of Minatare, pleaded not guilty on Friday to sexual assault and intentional child abuse. His trial is set to begin July 6 in Scotts Bluff County District Court in Gering.

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  14. Trial Set For Gering Vehicular Homicide CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KGWN

    ... where he had been hospitalized for nine months after being injured in the Dec. 20, 2013, accident. Scotts Bluff County authorities say Fiscus didn't halt at a stop sign as he drove west on a county road, and his vehicle struck a northbound vehicle ...

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  15. Rural Morrill couple facing child abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... following investigation of a tip provided by the woman's sister. The sister, who lives in Kansas, told Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's investigators she didn't believe the children had been to school in at least three weeks and that they were ...

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  16. July trial set for Nebraskan accused of vehicular homicideRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | KHGI

    ... where he had been hospitalized for nine months after being injured in the Dec. 20, 2013, accident. Scotts Bluff County authorities say Fiscus didn't halt at a stop sign as he drove west on a county road, and his vehicle struck a northbound vehicle ...

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  17. Western Nebraska man pleads not guilty to child sex assaultRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | KHGI

    Court records say 29-year-old Jacob Summerville, of Minatare , pleaded not guilty on Friday to sexual assault and intentional child abuse. His trial is set to begin July 6 in Scotts Bluff County District Court in Gering.

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  18. Avoiding an animal causes rollover accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... and rolled down a hill has been transported to Regional West Medical Center. Deputy Robert Hackett with Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Department says the driver, Jerry Buckley, was driving a 1950's model that had a lap belt without a shoulder ...

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  19. Summerville trial to begin July 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Summerville is accused of sexual assault 1st degree of a child, a class 1B felony, facing 20 to life in prison; and intentional child abuse, a class 2 felony, facing maximum of 50 years, minimum of one year. Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's office began investigation the situation after the three-year-old female victim was taken to the hospital.

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  20. Dustin Chauncey Given 80 Years to LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | KGWN

    A Scotts Bluff County judge has sentenced Dustin Chauncey, 28, to 80 years to life in prison on Friday for the 2008 death of Juliette Geurts. Back in February, Chauncey was found guilty of child abuse resulting in the death in the killing of Juliette, 2, in July 2008.

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