St. Paddy’s week dragnet catches numerous drunk drivers, clears warrants

Omaha Police conducted ten enhanced DUI Enforcement operations from Friday March 10th through Saturday March 18th, which included St. Patrick’s Day.  Driving Under the Influence – 35 First Offense – 25 Second Offense – 8 DUI Felony Offense – 2 Speeding – 264 Minor In Possession of Alcohol – 4 …

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Saturday morning Elkhorn bank robbers show gun, flee with cash

Two Saturday morning Elkhorn area bank robbers made off with cash from Pinnacle Bank. At 9:18 a.m. Omaha Police officers responded to a report of a robbery at Pinnacle Bank, 20320 Veterans Drive. Witnesses stated two males, one armed with a handgun, entered the bank and demanded money. The bandits received …

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14 year old killed in overnight crash near Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge

A 14 year old was killed in an overnight car crash near the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. Injury Accident: 705 Riverfront Drive.Vehcile accident near the pedestrian bridge.OFD: E5, M5 — MeanStreets Omaha (@MeanStreetsOMA) March 18, 2017 At 2:25 a.m. police, fire, and medics responded to 600 Riverfront Drive for an injury …

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Three teenagers shot outside Northwest Omaha home, suspect at large

Two kids and one adult were shot outside a Northwest Omaha home early Monday morning. Shooting: 6124 N 79th StMulti-victim shooting with a gas line struck. Was originally a shots fired call. OFD: T41, E41, M42, M41, B4, S1 — MeanStreets Omaha (@MeanStreetsOMA) March 13, 2017 Police, fire, and medics …

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Popular cop’s Twitter account abruptly deleted

A popular Omaha cop’s Twitter account was abruptly deleted today. The Twitter account for Ofc. Ryan Miller (@OPDOfcMiller), who had over 2,800 followers, was no longer active Friday morning. Ofc. Miller frequently tweeted observations from patrolling Omaha’s Southeast precinct. He frequently tweeted at rush hour information about traffic accident locations …

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Teenage carjacking suspects arrested after causing Ames Avenue pileup

Four teenage carjacking suspects were arrested after causing a big Ames Avenue pileup. On Wednesday at about 1:00 p.m. Omaha Police responded to the Goodwill at 4805 North 72nd Street to investigate a carjacking. The victim told officers that she was approached by multiple young black males and Hispanic females who …

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