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Public record

Columbus Fire Department activity log

Jan. 21-22

Fire calls

No fire calls.

Rescue calls

9:47 a.m., 300 block of East 23rd Street; sick.

4:34 p.m., 4500 block of 38th Street; sick.

11:53 p.m., 1300 block of 1st Street; sick.

12:40 a.m., 3300 block of 30th Street; sick.

4:39 a.m., 1000 block of 22nd Avenue; sick.

Sheriff News 

Arrests made over weekend 

Alexis Maneely of Columbus turned herself into the Platte County detention facility on Friday. She was wanted on a Platte County warrant for not paying a $100 fine for having no proof insurance, according to Sheriff Ed Wemhoff. She has since paid the fine and been released from police custody, according to Officer Zach Ridgeway of the Platte County detention facility.

That same day an anonymous call came in to the Sheriff's Office giving the location of a Justin Schmidt, who was wanted on a Platte County warrant for failure to appear in court. He was then arrested by a deputy while in a business in Columbus, according to Wemhoff. His cash bond has been set at $1,000 and as of Tuesday he was still in police custody, according Ridgeway.

On Saturday, a call came in to the Sheriff’s Office complaining about a vehicle driving westbound along Highway 30. A deputy was able to locate the vehicle and pulled it over. The driver, Jose Comparan-Rodriguez of Schuyler, was then arrested for driving under the influence and having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle.

A deputy pulled over another vehicle on Sunday driving along Highway 81. The driver, Angel O Luis Tano of Columbus, was then arrested for driving on the shoulder of the road and for driving under a revoked driver’s license, according to Wemhoff. He has since posted his $500 bail bond and been released from police custody, according to Ridgeway. His court date was set for Feb. 5.

That same day a deputy responded to an incident at the Country View Estates mobile home park. The deputy then arrested Jorge Carvajal Cabrera of Columbus for third-degree domestic assault, according to Wemhoff. As of Tuesday, he is still in police custody with his bail bond and court date having yet to been set, according to Ridgeway.

Car accident damages public property

A call came in to the Sheriff's Office around 9:24 p.m. on Friday reporting a vehicle had crashed into a ditch while driving along a canal bridge on 18th Avenue. The passengers were an 18-year-old male and a 2-year-old child. No injuries were reported. Wemhoff attributed the accident to icy road conditions.

Damages were estimated at $6,000 to the vehicle, $50 to a traffic sign and a unknown amount to a power pole. Loup Power District has inspected the pole and will make any repairs as needed, according to Wemhoff.

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