A husband and wife from Stanton were arested Thursday on felony drug charges.
According to the Stanton County Sheriff's office, officers went to a Stanton residence to serve an arrest warrant on Tanner Pinkston, 37, of Stanton. He was later found hiding in a bathroom of the residence and subsequent investigation located methamphetamine, marijuana and a large assortment of drug paraphernalia and two prohibited weapons in the residence.
Pinkston was arrested on the original warrant and additional charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Prohibited Person (Felon). Adriana Pinkston, 37, Stanton was arrested on charges of Obstructing a Police Officer, Possession of Methamphetamine and Tampering with Evidence.
Both are scheduled to appear in court next month.
A Hoskins woman was arrested after allegedly assaulting an officer Sunday morning and continued to be uncooperative during book, according to the Stanton County Sheriff's office.
The Stanton County Sheriff’s office observed a vehicle driving on the shoulder of Hwy 35 near Woodland Park around 2:30 Sunday morning. The vehicle was clocked speeding at 90 mph in the 60 mph zone.
According to the sheriff's office, the northbound vehicle was stopped and the driver Kayla Ingram was found to be under the influence of alcohol. During contact with her she allegedly assaulted a deputy by kicking him in the knee.
She was physically taken into custody and later refused a chemical breath test. Ingram faces charges of speeding, no drivers license, DWI, assault on a police officer and refusal of a chemical test. Ingram was very uncooperative during her booking process. She is scheduled to appear in court in February for arraignment.
As Stanton County remains in a Winter Weather Warning, no travel us advised at this time from Stanton County Emergency Management.
Highways are completely covered. Between 4-6 inches of snow is expected with some spots expected to receive up to 9 inches with the heaviest of snow between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., tapering off at 6 p.m. Winds will gust up to 30 mph later in the day.
Roger Hauf age 56 of Pilger, NE passed away on Friday, December 25, 2020 at his residence. A celebration of Roger's life will be held at a later date. Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner is assisting the family.
Roger Lee Hauf was born on June 26, 1964 to Don and Glenda (Robertson) Hauf in Norfolk, NE. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE. Roger attended Pilger Elementary School and graduated from Wisner-Pilger High School in 1983. After graduation he lived at Pilger and later moved to O’Neill, NE, where he was employed as a truck driver. He returned to Pilger and was currently working for ASAP Express out of Norfolk, NE.
Roger loved to hunt, fish and trap. But his true passion was going artifact hunting for Native American relics, Roger basically fell into his father’s footsteps when it came to these things. Roger would do just about anything for anyone, if you called he was there.
His children- Tasha and Ray Hauf
Siblings- Rick and Becky Hauf of Norfolk, NE
Russell Hauf of Pilger, NE
Robin Jensen and Mike Stone of Pierce, NE
Several nieces, nephews and their families also survive Roger.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents, and a niece-Nicole Hauf.
A Christmas Day search warrant led to three arrests in Stanton, according to the Stanton County Sheriff's Office.
At about 4 p.m. Friday, the Stanton County Sheriff’s office executed a search warrant at a residence on 7th Street in Stanton that resulted in drug charges against three people. The search warrant produced methamphetamine, marijuana, a large assortment of drug paraphernalia and cash.
Taken into custody were Donald Detlefsen, 52, of Stanton, Matthew Peyton 45, of Stanton and Jacqueline Hoover, 50, of Norfolk. Detlefsen was booked for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia and being a Habitual Criminal. Peyton for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia.
Hoover faces charges of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a Leaving the Scene of an Accident from an earlier incident at the same location.
A Stanton man was arrested Friday morning after allegedly attempting to punch an offers.
According to the Stanton County Sheriff's Office, officers stopped a vehicle at 3:15 a.m. for a traffic violation. During the contact the driver exited the vehicle and began to walk away, refusing to stop.
Roosevelt Woodall, 31, of Stanton was detained at which time he attempted to strike the deputy in the face with a closed fist and was taken to the ground, where he too continued to resist, according to the sheriff's office. Woodall was later booked on a felony charge of Attempted Assault on an Officer, Resisting Arrest, Obstructing a Police Officer and a Window Tint Violation.
He remains in the county jail pending the posting of a $20,000.00 bond.
At about 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon the Stanton County Sheriff’s office responded to a disturbance at a residence in Stanton that resulted in the arrest of two men on various charges.
James Kuehn, 50, of Stanton was arrested for third degree assault, disturbing the peace, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Jon (Eric) Karpowich, 54, of rural Stanton was arrested for disturbing the peace, aggravated DWI (Above .150% BAC.), open container of alcohol violation. Karpowich had a blood alcohol on the scene of over four times the legal limit.
Karpowich has three prior DWI convictions, but due to when they occurred ,they cannot be used against him. Both men were released from custody on bond after being booked at the Sheriff’s office.
Stanton siblings facing drug charges after an incident in downtown Monday morning, just before noon.
According to the Stanton County Sheriff's Office, an SUV was seen failing to yield to a pedestrian on 10th Street in Stanton. During the traffic stop drug paraphernalia was located and subsequently syringes and methamphetamine was located in the possession of the front seat passenger.
Taken into custody on the felony drug charge was Clifford Wheatley, 30, of Stanton. The driver Tatyana Wheatley, 28, of Stanton was cited for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and released. Clifford Wheatley remains in jail pending the posting of a bond.
A Pilger couple escaped a house fire late Friday night after being woken by a passerby.
According to the Stanton County Sheriff's Office, a house was fully engulfed in fire and two people still believed to be inside the residence on 575th Avenue Southeast of Pilger. The couple inside who were asleep were awaken by passerby’s, who were able to get them to exit the residence before it became fully engulfed.
Pilger Fire and Rescue responded and quickly asked for mutual aid from Wisner and Stanton Fire. The residence burned for more than two hours before being brought under control and is a total loss. No injuries were reported and fire crews remained on scene until early Saturday morning.
A fund has been set up for the Gene Sateren family at Midwest Bank in Wisner. Donations can be mailed to Sateren House Fire Fund, c/o Midwest Bank, PO Box 629, Wisner, NE 68791.
Three people were transported to the hospital after an accident Friday morning in Stanton County.
Just after 5:30 a.m.., the Stanton County Sheriff’s office responded to and investigated a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy 32 and 560th Avenue, about five miles East of Madison that sent three people to the hospital for treatment.
The accident occurred when a northbound SUV, driven by Shawn Sawyer, 49, of rural Madison pulled out from a stop sign into the path of an eastbound SUV on Hwy 32 driven by Armando Mendoza, 44, of Madison. Both drivers and a passenger in the Mendoza vehicle were transported to Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk by Madison Rescue Units.
Seatbelts were in use and airbags did deploy and are credited with preventing more severe injuries, according to the Sheriff's Office. Both vehicles are considered a total loss.