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Don’t fall prey to door-to-door scams

Vulnerable seniors, who spend the majority of their time at home, are perfect targets for the mobile scam artist. Smooth-talking fraudsters can convincingly get themselves invited ...

Crime log

Grand theft – Tools were reported stolen from a truck Oct. 11 at the 600 block of Devonshire Lane. Petty theft – Miscellaneous items were reported stolen from a vehicle Oct. 1 ...

Lincoln Police headquarters to move to its new site Monday

The Lincoln Police Department is on the move to its new facility, located at 640 Fifth St. on Monday, Oct. 27. If that address sounds familiar, it should, because that’s the f ...

Police, Big O Tires join forces to combat catalytic converter thefts

Catalytic converters have become a top target for car-part thieves everywhere. A catalytic converter is part of a vehicle’s exhaust system that converts harmful gases like carbon ...

Police log

Burglary – Property was reported stolen from a garage Sept. 28 at the 1300 block of Alberton Circle. Hit and run property damage – Was reported Sept. 28 at the 1200 block of F ...

Rash of burglaries hits neighborhoods

The first week of October saw a rise in opportunistic burglaries around Lincoln, with nearly double the amount of thefts as the previous week, said Lincoln Police Chief Brian Vizzu ...

Police log

Petty theft – A rear license plate was reported stolen Aug. 23 at the 1500 block of Stoney Cross Lane. Burglary – A shotgun was reported stolen Aug. 27 at the 900 block of Hoi ...

Lincoln alarm permits go online

Lincoln alarm permits go The city of Lincoln has a new online system for obtaining an alarm permit. This new system went live in May 2008. Prior to the new system, obtaining or re ...

Police log

Grand theft – Was reported Aug. 10 at an undisclosed location. False pretenses – A Craigslist purchase victim was reported Aug. 21 at the 100 block of East Seventh Street. Gr ...

Crime log

Burglary – A refrigerator was reported stolen Aug. 15 at the 100 block of Kinnerly Court. Burglary – Miscellaneous stored items were reported stolen from a garage Aug. 17 at t ...

Three teen graffiti suspects arrested

Three Lincoln juveniles were arrested on suspicion of gang-related graffiti on Tuesday. Lincoln police were investigating a large amount of graffiti on a sound wall in the 100 blo ...

Who’s Who in Lincoln

Names: Scott Goucher and Marty Occupation: Goucher is a Lincoln police officer and Marty is his new K9 partner Residence: Both live outside of Lincoln What kind of dog is Mart ...

Police log

Grand theft – Items were reported stolen from a residence July 11 at the 1600 block of Wortell Drive. Leanne Marie Groves, 24, of Lincoln was cited and released July 13 at the 1 ...

Man attempts to abduct two women

The same man is suspected in two attempted abductions in the last few days – one Tuesday in Roseville and one Sunday in Lincoln. In the Roseville incident, a 29–year-old woman ...

Lincoln police arrest teen with sawed-off shotgun

Lincoln police responding to a report of gunfire near E and Seventh streets Thursday night arrived to find a 17-year-old Lincoln High School student outside with a loaded, sawed-of ...