The Knox County Sheriff’s Office received a report April 26, of stolen guns - taken from an unlocked pickup parked at 54876  895 Road, rural Crofton, sometime the day before.  

The firearms included a Marlin .17 HMR, with a Redfield scope and thumb-grip stock, and a .22 cal. Benchmark handgun in a holster.  

A wallet was found a short distance away and $20 cash was missing from it.

The Marlin rifle was found in a stolen vehicle recovered April 28 in Cedar County.

Sex Offender Registry Address Changes

On May 3, Austin Robert Bertschinger reported residing at 708 Redick Avenue, Apt B, Creighton

See Nebraska Sex Offender Registry here

Gannon Allen Avery reported residing at 204 N Verdel, Niobrara  


April 27: Zachary Mansfield, 22, Creighton, I. Driving under suspension, Knox County sentence

May 2: Andres Grant-Wabasha, 21, Santee, I. Possession of controlled substance

May 4: Joseph Johnson, 18, Santee, I. Domestic assault; II. Probation violation; III. Child abuse