Public Record - Nov. 29, 2018
Columbus Fire Department activity report
8:09 a.m., 3400 block and Discoverer Drive; sick.
9:27 a.m., 3700 block and 43rd Avenue; sick.
1:03 p.m., 2900 block and 27th Street; sick.
Missing items, possible crimes
A man reported four heavy-duty extension cords and two vintage coolers missing from a Humphrey residence to the Platte County Sheriff’s Office on Monday. The total value of the items is estimated to be $700, according to the Platte County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff Ed Wemhoff said the investigation is ongoing, but it is unknown at this time if the items were stolen or mistakenly taken by another party.
Also on Monday, a man working on a construction site near Platte Center reported to the office that his tools were stolen. The total estimated value of the tools is $1,000. The investigation into the matter is ongoing, according to Sheriff Ed Wemhoff.
On Tuesday a man from Lindsey reported to the Platte County Sheriff’s Office that his .40-caliber handgun was missing. It is unknown at this time if the firearm was stolen or simply misplaced, Wemhoff said. The investigation is ongoing.
Two arrests in two days
James Vanderpool, of Columbus, was pulled over by a Platte County deputy on Monday for speeding along the Lincoln Highway in Columbus. He was then arrested for driving under a suspended license and displaying no proof of insurance, according to the Platte County Sheriff’s Office.
He has since been released from police custody on a $250 personal recognizance bail bond, according to Officer Brian Micek of the detention facility. His court day has been set for Dec. 19.
On Tuesday, Cesar Garcia, of Columbus, turned himself in to the Platte County Jail. He was wanted on a Platte County warrant for theft or shoplifting, according to the Platte County Sheriff’s Office.
He has since posted his $250 bail bond and been released from police custody, Micek said.