Two arrests have been made following eight separate searches that resulted in the recovery of an estimated $30,000 of stolen property, as well as the seizure of various types and quantities of suspected controlled substances.
According to the Holt County Attorney's office, beginning the evening of August 5, and into the late morning hours of August 6, a team of law enforcement officers led by the Holt County Sheriff conducted a series of successive searches in Holt and Antelope Counties in an effort to recover property stolen in recent burglaries.
The team included elements from the Holt County Sheriff’s Department, O’Neill Police Department, Atkinson Police Department, Nebraska State Patrol, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska Game and Parks, and the Holt County Attorney’s Office.
Eight separate searches were conducted which resulted in the recovery of an estimated $30,000 of stolen property Two arrests were made without incident, and at least one arrest is still pending.
If you have been the victim of a theft or burglary that has already been reported, a law enforcement representative will contact you in the coming days. If you have been the victim of a theft or burglary that has not been reported, make a report to law enforcement immediately.
Now that the stolen property has been recovered, officials must begin the work of matching up each item of property with its true owner.
At this time the recovered property is suspected to be tied to crimes in at least three counties in Nebraska and one in South Dakota.