Sabetha Police Department
John Tijerina, Exhibition of Speed
Braden Fortner, Illegal Tag, No proof of liability insurance
Michael Vogel, Driver’s license violation, Disobey stop sign
Francis Mewhinney, Illegal Registration
July 24, juvenile tobacco offense
On July 23, a one-vehicle accident was reported in the 100 block of South Ninth. Gilbert Meyer was operating a 2015 Freightliner box truck when he struck a brick wall causing damage. No injuries were reported and the vehicle was able to leave under its own power.
On Aug. 10, a two-vehicle accident was reported in the 1400 block of Main on private property. No injuries were reported at the time of the accident.
On Aug. 19, a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of 13th and Oregon was reported. Michael Vogel was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Suburban when he collided with a trailer being pulled by Kevin Jurgensmeier. No injuries were reported at the time of the accident and both vehicles left the scene under their own power.
On Aug. 20, a two-vehicle accident was reported in the 800 block of south Old Highway 75. Debra Jenkins was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox when she collided with a 2005 Jeep Wrangler being driven by Darin Fritz. No injuries were reported at the time of the accident.
New Cases and Incidents Reported
July 20, Criminal Trespass, 800 block of south Old Highway 75.
July 24, Theft, 300 block of Harrison.
July 24, Blake Bowser of Sabetha was arrested and charged with rape. Bowser was booked into the Nemaha County Jail following an investigation made into the incident.
July 25, Battery, 500 block of Roosevelt.
July 27, Criminal damage to Property, 600 block of Main, several cars had their paint damaged.
July 31, William Vogel of Sabetha as arrested on a Washington County warrant for failure to appear.
Aug. 1, Theft, 1300 block of Main Street.
Aug. 7, Juvenile altercation, Old Sabetha Lake.
Aug. 8, Criminal damage, 300 block of South 14th Street.
Aug. 8, Failure to report an accident, 1000 block of Main Street.
Aug. 9, Possession of depressants, 600 block of south 14th Street.
Aug. 10, Failure to report an accident, 100 block of north First Street.
Aug. 11, Criminal damage, 600 block of south Washington Street.
Aug. 13, Theft, 1700 block of Frontage Road
Aug. 15, Randall Kaster of Dubois, Neb., was arrested for driving under the influence. Kaster was transported and booked into the Nemaha County Jail.
Aug. 21, Gregory Fisher of Sabetha was arrested for battery. Fisher was transported and booked into the Nemaha County Jail.
Aug. 22, Anthony Geist of Sabetha was arrested for domestic battery. Geist was transported and booked into the Nemaha County Jail.
Aug. 23, Marvin Nix of Sabetha was arrested on Nemaha County warrant for aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Following an investigation made into allegations towards Nix a warrant was acquired and Nix turned himself into authorities. Nix is being held in the Nemaha County jail on a $1 million bond.