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  1. At 3:22 am Officers responded to 4466 Redman Ave #2 for a felony assault. Upon arrival Officers located the victim, 37 year old male Maker POUK, suffering from a head injury from an unknown weapon. The victim had been in a fight with three unknown suspects when he received the injuries. POUK was transported by ambulance to the Nebraska Medical Center where he was listed as critical condition. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at www.omahacrimestoppers.org or on the P3 Tips mobile app. Update: Officers
  2. Omaha, Ne --- New Years eve Omaha Police responded to a shot spotter activation of multiple rounds being fired around 22nd and Lake Street. Once Omaha Police arrived they found over 10 shell casings at a home off of 22nd and Lake. No injuries were reported however.
  3. On Friday, January 1st, 2021 at 2:55 am Officers responded to the Days Inn and Suites at 11515 Miracle Hills Dr Room #278 for a shooting. Upon arrival Officers located the victim, James REED (02/15/94) deceased. The Homicide Unit is investigating. A second victim, 29 year old male, Tyshown ASHLEY was also injured in the shooting. ASHLEY sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at www.omahacrimestoppers.org or on the P
  4. Omaha Police responded to the Burger King at 2912 Dodge Street at 7:57 p.m. Monday to investigate a robbery. Employees told officers that the suspect entered the business, showed a handgun and demanded money. The suspect became impatient and fled without taking any property. The suspect was described as an unknown race female wearing a gray ski mask, blue sweatshirt or coat and brown pants. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, www.omahacrimestoppers.org or on the P3 Tips mobile app.
  5. Omaha Police responded to an apartment at 3930 North 104th Plaza at 12:41 a.m. Monday to investigate a cutting. Officers arrived and located the victim, 22-year-old Michael Butler Jr. OFD medics transported Butler to CUMC - Bergan Mercy Hospital in serious condition with a non-life threatening injury. Officers later made contact with the suspect, 19-year-old Bria Long. After interviewing Long, officers transported her to Douglas County Corrections and booked her for domestic violence 2nd-degree assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony.
  6. A Oakland Iowa man has made the Omaha Police Departments Top 10 most wanted list. Jesse Cody, has a DCSO felony warrant for Pandering. Name: Jesse L. Cody Date of Birth: 01/28/1987 Charge: Pandering Physical Description: White male, 6'0" 245lbs, brown hair blue eyes Last Known Address: 17762 440th Street, Oakland IA 51560 Details: This fugitive, Jesse Cody, has a DCSO felony warrant for Pandering. If you see Jesse L. Cody, please call Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-6000. Callers will remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward if the inf
  7. Celebratory gunfire remains a problem in many cities, particularly during the holiday season, and sadly, it can often have tragic results when innocent people are hit by the bullets and injured or killed. Any bullet discharged from a gun, even into the sky, must land at some location, and the risks are significant for injury or death. The Omaha Police Department and the City of Omaha are committed to its policy of zero tolerance of illegal gun use and its initiative to combat gun violence in our community. During the holidays, we want to remind the public that discharging a firearm within
  8. Cutting at 3930 North 104th Plaza Omaha Police responded to an apartment at 3930 North 104th Plaza at 12:41 a.m. Monday to investigate a cutting. Officers arrived and located the victim, 22-year-old Michael Butler Jr. OFD medics transported Butler to CUMC - Bergan Mercy Hospital in serious condition with a non-life threatening injury. Officers later made contact with the suspect, 19-year-old Bria Long. After interviewing Long, officers transported her to Douglas County Corrections and booked her for domestic violence 2nd-degree assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony.
  9. Omaha Police responded to the Family Dollar at 3552 Leavenworth Street at 6:46 p.m. Tuesday to investigate a report of a robbery. Officers spoke with an employee who said the suspect entered the business, approached the counter and grabbed cash while the register was opened. The suspect claimed to have a weapon, but did not show one. The suspect was described as a heavy-set white male wearing a black and red shirt, blue jeans and a covering over his face. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at www.omahacrimestop
  10. At 1:50 am Officers responded to the area of N 27th St and Kansas Ave for a Shotspotter activation. Upon arrival Officers found evidence of a shooting and found a victim seated in an SUV near N 27th St and Himebaugh Ave. The vehicle had been struck by gunfire and the victim, 41 year old, Michael MOSS, was suffering from apparent gunshot injuries. MOSS was transported to the Nebraska Medical Center where it was determined his injuries were non-life-threatening. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers anonymously at 402-444-STOP (7867)
  11. Omaha Police Traffic Unit will work additional DUI patrols. The Omaha Police Department Traffic Unit will take part in a nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety has awarded $15,000 to fund extra patrol officers on the streets to detect and apprehend alcohol and drug impaired drivers. Operations will begin Friday, December 18, 2020 and run through Friday, January 1, 2021 at various dates and times throughout the entire city. The Omaha Police Department wants to ensure a safe driving experience for everyone. Please drive safely
  12. Cold Case Homicide Arrest : Bernard Turner was booked into Douglas County Corrections on his warrant for First Degree Murder. The Omaha Police Homicide Unit Cold Case Squad has made an arrest in the homicide of Julius VAUGHN (2/7/94) that occurred on October 18, 2013 at 3219 S. 23rd Street. After extensive follow up by the OPD Cold Case Squad, a 1st Degree Murder warrant was issued for Bernard TURNER (6/16/95) on November 12th 2020. TURNER was located in Arizona and is in custody for unrelated charges. He will soon be extradited to Omaha where he will then be booked into Douglas
  13. On February 27, 2020, OmahaPolice used a confidential informant to purchase methamphetamine from Bean. During a search warrant of Bean's home, law enforcement located 80 grams of meth (actual) and a digital scale. Bean admitted to distributing meth.
  14. The Omaha Police Department has made a few package theft arrests in this holiday season. Just last night, an observant citizen saw suspicious activity regarding packages and called police. Officers from La Vista Police Department and OPD responded to the area of S 110th St and Harrison St and caught two suspects in a stolen vehicle, with stolen packages from multiple homes. Quinn ABBAS (12/23/90) was booked for 5 counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking, Unlawful Possession of a Financial Device, and Drug Paraphernalia. William OSBORN (02/27/96) was booked for 4 counts of Theft by Unlawful
  15. On Monday, December 8th, 2020 at 8:15 am Officers responded to 4810 S 51st St to assist the Omaha Fire Department with a House Explosion. The Omaha Police Department assisted the Omaha Fire Department with identifying the victims injured and killed. OFD Press release attached. Alexander TOLEDO (5/6/92) and Larry RODRIGUEZ (03/07/48) were both found with critical injures and transported to the Nebraska Medical Center. Theresa TOLEDO (12/25/46) and Angela MILLER (12/16/74) were both found deceased on scene. The Omaha Fire Department and the Omaha Police Department are investigati
  16. Today Omaha Police held their annual Shop with a Cop event at Walmart. By all means it looks like it was a huge success. Smiles everywhere. You can see more pictures of the event at the Omaha Police Facebook page. Metro News Now connected the post for you below. From OPD's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/OmahaPoliceDepartment/posts/10158787450424096 From the Omaha Police Officers Association page. https://www.facebook.com/omahapoa/posts/3774730715892296
  17. Members from the National Latino Peace Officers Association-Omaha Chapter, LPOA the Black Police Officers Association, Black Police Officers Association of Omaha Omaha Fire Department Station 31 Omaha Fire Department along with several volunteers presented over 175 families in the Omaha area with a turkey and all the "fixings" for a delicious Thanksgiving dinner. With the donation assistance of Cubby's, Hy-Vee and Tyson's food these packages were delivered on Tuesday morning. The NLPOA board recognized how many extra families are in need this year and wanted to bless as many people as possi
  18. Video taken November 21, 2020 at the ProBLAC Kenneth Jones anti-police protest. The man in this video had no agenda, he wasn't counter protesting, he had no signs, he was not chanting, he just wanted others to help him hold his 20 x 30 American Flag. Metro News Now watched this man most of the evening. He stood peacefully and mostly silent. He was by himself. A vert short and powerful video.
  19. On Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 7:27 p.m., Uniformed Omaha Police Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at 27th and Harrison Street. As the officers were getting out of their marked patrol car, their Body Worn Cameras (BWC) captured the officers yelling "stop reaching!" The backseat passenger, later identified as Kenneth JONES, can be seen moving around as the officers walked towards the car. The officers yelled, "everybody, hands up" as they walked to the vehicle. There were four individuals in the car, and everyone but JONES complied by putting their hands outside the car windows
  20. MetroNewsNow

    Omaha Police Officer involved shooting

    Initial Statement 11/19/2020 by Omaha Police The Omaha Police Department is investigating an Officer involved shooting. At 7:27 pm, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of 27th and Harrison Street. During the traffic stop, one of passengers was asked to exit the vehicle, the passenger refused and a struggle ensued. During the struggle, the officers observed a weapon on that passenger which resulted in an officer discharging his weapon. The party was struck, officers performed CPR as medics were en route and was later transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries. A
  21. The Omaha Police Department Traffic Unit is taking part in a nationwide “Click It or Ticket” campaign that starts Monday November 16st, 2020 through Sunday, November 29, 2020. The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety has awarded $12,000 to fund extra traffic officers on the streets enforcing Nebraska’s seatbelt and child restraint laws. Operations will be conduct throughout the city at various times during the campaign. The goal of the “Click It or Ticket” campaign is to increase the awareness of the State of Nebraska’s seatbelt and child restraint laws while increasing the percentage of dr
  22. Sexual Assault Arrest Omaha Police uniformed officers responded to a call of a sexual assault on Monday, 19 October 2020. The investigation was turned over to detectives within the Special Investigations Section, who learned chiropractor Matthew SKAFF (4/19/69) had sexually assaulted the victim. The victim believed SKAFF might have also drugged her. SKAFF was arrested for 1st-degree sexual assault. Mugshot attached. The Omaha Police have reason to believe that there may be other victims who have not come forward. Reporting a sexual assault can be a traumatic experience and reco
  23. At 1:40 pm, Officers responded to 5611 Fowler Ave for a shooting. Upon arrival, Officers located a male party suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Nebraska Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. There is no suspect information at this time. Victim: BROWN, Malik (8-25-94) The investigation remains on going. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 402-444-STOP (7867) at www.omahacrimestoppers.org or at www.p3tips.com. Tips leading to the arrest of a shooting suspect are eligible for an enhanced reward
  24. Happy Halloween! If you plan to take kids Trick or Treating this year please follow the links for some general safety tips and COVID-19 considerations. https://www.missingkids.org/blog/2019/post-update/ncmec-top-halloween-safety-tips?fbclid=IwAR1KohQmeFj6N3mx8xuySJPh5IcL8GEf6y37lcpXVCzqrJjYeocFfb23BvY The City of Omaha Halloween Fun Can Be Safe (October 14, 2020) Halloween tricks and treats can be safe, not scary, despite the risk of Covid-19. Mayor Jean Stothert said Halloween will not be cancelled in Omaha. “I think we can do it safely, and in small gr
  25. The auto theft unit has been working long hours the last few weeks reviewing videos, speaking with victims and witnesses, and going through evidence in an attempt to link multiple auto thefts around the city of Omaha. During the course of our investigation, we identified Blake TOMASSO (5-26-93) as a prolific auto thief, resulting in numerous arrest warrants for his involvement in auto thefts. On Monday, the 26th of October, Officers observed a stolen pickup near 42nd and Nebraska Avenue. In conjunction with OPD's air support unit, officers established surveillance on the pickup and a
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