Scottsbluff Police Department

May 20

4:30 a.m. — In the 00 block of South Street, officers responded to a disturbance call. The investigation was noted as ongoing as of the date of the report.

9:29 a.m. — Police received information regarding the location of a person wanted on a warrant. Joshua Hodges, 42, was arrested on a Scotts Bluff County warrant in the in the 2200 block of Avenue C at approximately 12:10.

9:35 a.m. — Police investigated a two-vehicle minor collision at the intersection of E.17th Street and 10th Avenue. James Mummy, 74, was cited on a charge of failing to yield the right of way to an east bound vehicle.

10:08 a.m. — In the 2000 block of Fourth Avenue, police received a report of stolen license plates. The investigation was noted as ongoing as of the date of the report.

11:36 a.m. — Officers received a report of fraud from a resident living in the 3300 block of Avenue H. The woman reported she was scammed out of $5,000. The investigation was ongoing as of the date of the report.

2:27 p.m. — At Bluffs Middle School, 2601 Broadway, two students were cited on charges of minor in possession.

3:14 p.m. — Officers investigated a report of suspicious circumstances in the 3500 block of Avenue I. After an investigation, Paul Fox, 25, and Ted Lewis, 30, were cited on narcotics violations.

5:22 p.m. — Police were dispatched to Regional West Medical Center in response to a juvenile being treated after an assault at Bluffs Middle School. A suspect was contacted, but no arrests or citations were noted.

May 21

12:10 a.m. — An officer stopped a vehicle for traffic violations. Investigation led to the arrest Matthew Hager, 21, on a charge of driving under the influence.

8:27 a.m. — Police received a report of a protection violation on May 20 in the 1100 block of 15th Avenue. No additional details were noted.

9:40 a.m. — Police received a report of a sexual assault in the 800 block of E. 11th Street. Additional details were not noted in the report.

1:40 p.m. — At Scottsbluff High School, 313 E. 27th St., an officer responded to a report of a student under the influence. Upon investigation, the officer issued a citation to one student on charges of minor in possession and possession of marijuana less than an ounce, and a second student on a charge of minor in possession.

3:07 p.m. — A Scottsbluff officer observed a student assaulting another student in the 20 block of E. 23rd Street. A female juvenile was cited on a charge of assault.

3:15 p.m. — Officers received a report of a juvenile walking with a knife through the BMS parking lot. He was later found on a Lincoln Heights Elementary school bus and removed. A folding pocket knife was found in his possession and his parents were contacted.

3:31 p.m. — An officer conducted a traffic stop and Larry Frenner, 38, was issued a citation on a charge of driving under suspension.

Scotts Bluff County Court

May 6

Steven Carr, 59, was sentenced to 30 days jail, 18 months license revocation and 18 months of probation on a charge of driving under the influence (BAC over .15).

A charge of third-degree domestic assault against Damend Romero, 28, was dismissed.

Brian B. Thompson, 41, was fined $294.84 on charges of no proof of insurance and following too closely.

John Sterkel, 39, was fined $350 on charges of destruction of property.

Marc W. Sanchez, 46, was fined $550 on a charge of theft by shoplifting.

Rebecca A. Baeza, 19, was sentenced to 2 days jail and fined $50 on a charge of disturbing the peace.

Kenneth C. Sewill, 39, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined $250 on charges of second-degree trespassing and resisting arrest.

Anthony Iron Bear, 26, was sentenced to one day in jail and fined $552 on a charge of disorderly conduct.

May 7

A charge of theft by taking against Josephina Gonzalez, 41, was dismissed.

May 8

John Nereson, 43, was sentenced to 190 days in jail, 15 years license revocation and fined $1,125 on charges of driving under the influence, third offense.

Jose Cantu Jr., 32, was sentenced to six days jail and fined $52 on a charge of failure to appear.

Daniel V. Gallegos, 30, was sentenced to 45 days in jail and fined $560 on three counts of violating a protection order and disturbing the peace.

Daniel V. Gallegos, 30, was fined $562 on a charge of disturbing the peace.

Jared M. McKenzie, 37, was fined $451 on charges of careless driving and speeding.

Danae I. Quijas, 28, was sentenced to 180 days jail and fined $1,152 on charges of obstructing a police officer, assault resulting in bodily injury to a person and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Alejandro Flores Jr., 30, was fined $154 on a charge of driving under suspension.

Lance O’Steen, 40, was sentenced to four months in jail and fined $35 on a charge of theft by taking.

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