For the record 6-26-16
Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers initiated a traffic stop at 10:50 p.m., June 24, in the 1900 block of Lincoln and upon investigation arrested Jorge Pena, 23, Grand Island, Neb., for No Driver's License and transported him to Cloud County Corrections.
Officers initiated a traffic stop at 10 p.m., June 24, in the 1900 block of Lincoln which led to the arrest of Miguel Mateo-Pedro, 45, Grand Island, Neb., for driving while suspended. He was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Wyatt Stimatze, Concordia, June 25, charging him with Domestic Battery. Stimatze was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Brooke Trost, Concordia, June 25, charging her with Domestic Battery. Trost was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
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