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  1. Update: Friday, January 29, 2021 The victim in this case has been positively identified as: SANTIAGO, Francisco M (05/05/67) OPD Homicide Detectives identified the suspect who had been previously arrested for the murder of MARTINEZ, Jose, reference RB#AR03924. The suspect was booked for an additional charge of 1st Degree Murder for the murder of SANTIAGO. Suspect/Arrested: ACACIA-CORTES, Autum S (03/02/83) On Wednesday January 27, 2021 at 10:24 pm Officers were dispatched to Our Lady Of Guadalupe Social Hall located at 5005 S. 23rd Street for a report of a check wellbe
  2. UPDATE 1/23/2021: Omaha Police Homicide Investigators have arrested Autum ACACIA-CORTES (3/2/83) for the murder of Jose C. Martinez. ACACIA-CORTES was booked into Douglas County Corrections for 1st Degree Murder, Use of a Weapon and Tampering with Evidence. UPDATE 1/22/2021: The Homicide Unit has identified the victim of Wednesday morning's homicide at Highland Tower as Jose C. MARTINEZ (DOB 2/02/1962) (picture below) The Homicide Unit is also attempting to locate Francisco SANTIAGO (DOB 5/05/1967) as it relates to this investigation. Officers seek to locate SANTIAGO to ensure his
  3. The State of Nebraska details what they believe happened in the Murder of Omaha realtor, Michael “Mickey” Sodoro in court on Monday. Metro News Now will only use what the exact court documents reveal in this article so you can see the full scope of the charges and details. (1) 10107 - Criminal Homicide 99 (1) 21683 - Weapon: Use to commit felony - Gun 28-1205 (1) (C) FACTS: This information contained within this affidavit is based upon information your affiant Deputy J, Tinsley S323 has gained from my information, my personal observations, my training and experience,
  4. Jumeez Sherman who was shot and killed Saturday January 2, 2021 in front of 3318 N 24th St had a troubled past. Metro News Now has confirmed with Omaha Police that Sherman was one of 5 teenagers arrested in connection with Brandon Wallace’s death in 2014. Brandon Wallace who at the time was 23 years old, was shot outside his mother’s house at 34th and Spaulding in Omaha, Ne.
  5. A Sarpy County resident, Ross S. Lorello III, was booked into the Douglas County Jail on suspicion of criminal homicide against Mickey Sodoro and use of a firearm to commit a felony. Mickey Sodoro, was a real estate agent with NP Dodge and had been missing since Monday night. According to the Douglas County Sheriff, Sodoro died of a gunshot wound. Investigators believe he was showing the property where his body was discovered. Sodoro’s vehicle was also found. The vehicle was located using OnStar. Earlier today on NP Dodge's Facebook page the comp
  6. UPDATE: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 The following suspects were arrested today and booked into Douglas County Corrections in relation to this homicide. On Sunday, December 20th, 2020 at 3:55 am Officers were dispatched to the area of N 58th St and Ames Ave for a traffic crash. Upon arrival Officers found a victim from the crashed car that had apparent gunshot injuries. The victim, Charles FISHER (08/03/88) was declared deceased on scene. The OPD Homicide Unit is investigating. Jessie SULLIVAN (12/06/86) booked for 1st Degree Murder, Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felon
  7. Council Bluffs, Ia 12-22-2020 -- Metro News Now has uncovered some disturbing details from newly released documents on the murder of Kimberly Ratliff and her suspected killer, Matt W. Kennedy. Documents obtained by Metro News Now show Kimberly Ratliff was sexually assaulted before her death. New DNA evidence shows there's a match between Matt W. Kennedy's DNA and what was retrieved from items at the scene of the murder. According to the affidavit: On or about the above stated date and time, the Defendant did "having malice aforethought, kill Kimberly Marie Ratliff, while partici
  8. December 18, 2020 PISGAH, IOWA - At 10:10 p.m. on December 17, 2020, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a local business advising someone had just been involved in a hit and run incident outside Dave’s Old Home Cafe in Pisgah, Iowa. Upon arrival, deputies located a deceased male subject. Several witnesses on scene were able to provide details of the situation as well as identify all the parties involved to law enforcement. Kristofer Allan Erlbacher, 28,of Woodbine, Iowa, returned to the scene and
  9. 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
  10. A warrant for 1st degree murder has been issued for Jaquan HAYNES (9/13/02) for the murder of Nomi Herrera that occurred on October 29th 2020 in the area of 33rd and Weber. If located contact 911 immediately or anonymously at Omaha Crime Stoppers 402-444-STOP (7867), www.omahacrimestoppers.org or at www.p3tips.com. Tips leading to the arrest of a known homicide suspect are eligible for an enhanced reward of $5,000 Original story
  11. Late in the evening October 16, 2020 21 year old Rashaun J. Faison of Council Bluffs, Ia turned himself in at the Sarpy County Jail. Charges include 1st degree murder, Conspiracy to Commit a Felony and Robbery. View Metro News Now original story
  12. At 6:34 pm, Officers responded to the area of Kubat Pharmacy 4924 Center Street in reference to a cutting. Officers located a female victim identified as TERHAAR, Carmen (11-27-59) who was transported to UNMC and later died from her injuries. The suspect was identified as TERHAAR, Alan Jr. (05-21-94) who is the victim's son. TEHAAR, Alan was arrested without incident and was booked into Douglas County Correction for the charges of 1st Degree Murder and Us of a Weapon to Commit a Felony RB#AP83983
  13. Matt W. Kennedy, Kimberly Ratliff's stepbrother has been taken into custody with the Teton County Sheriff and is waiting extradition back to Council Bluffs. Kennedy appeared in court this morning in front of Judge Olson and waived his right to extradition which means Council Bluffs Police have 30 days to pick him up. Kennedy met with Council Bluffs Police detective Ron Branigan at the Teton County Sheriffs recently and was served a warrant. Kennedy had been living in Teton County for several years according to the Sheriff. Kimberly Ratliff of Council Bluffs, Iowa was found
  14. Please help us locate a third suspect from BPD’s most recent homicide, 21-year-old Rashaun J. Faison of Council Bluffs, Iowa. A felony arrest warrant has been issued for First Degree Murder, Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, and Robbery. Call 911 if you see him. Do not contact him, as he should be considered to be dangerous. If you have information that leads to his arrest, call Sarpy County Crimestoppers at 402-592-7867 and you could receive a cash reward.
  15. On Monday August 3rd, 2020 at 12:17 am, Officers responded 3227 N 28th Ave. for a shooting. Upon arrival, R/O's located a deceased adult male victim. Victim: CARTWRIGHT, Bennie B/M (8/22/1983) The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact the OPD Homicide Unit at (402) 444-5656 or Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at www.omahacrimestoppers.org or on the P3 Tips mobile app. SHERMAN, Dalon (1/19/02) was booked into Douglas County Corrections for First Degree Murder and Use of a Weapon RICHARDS, Janaeco (09/11/2000) was booked into
  16. Around 10 p.m. on the night of September 27, 2007, Robert Bruce “Kip” Bates - a Marine who fought in Operation Desert Storm - was shot twice while working at the Carter Lake “Jump Start” convenience store. “The shooter did walk up to the store entrance where he was met by the victim,” said Pottawattamie County Deputy Sgt. Dwayne Riche. Surveillance video is the best evidence they have and depicts Bates being shot twice: once in the lower-left abdomen, which exited Bates’ back, and once in the chest, which Driver said struck Bates’ spine. Investigators ask anyone with information
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    Rickey Bradberry murder charges

    Officers were called to 1320 South 24th Street at 2:10 am for a check the well being call. The call was then upgraded to a shooting. A male victim was found near this address and was declared deceased. Update: The victim was identified and next of kin were notified. Victim: ROCKWOOD, Charles L. (10/31/72) The Omaha Police Homicide Unit have arrested Rickey BRADBERRY 3/20/1961 for the homicide that occurred on Sunday, May 24th 2020. BRADBERRY was booked into Douglas County Corrections for 1st degree murder, use of a weapon to commit a felony and felon in possession.
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