Law Enforcement Report: Sabetha Police Department


On Saturday, June 9, the Sabetha Police Department (PD) responded to a one-vehicle accident in the 800 block of Main. A driver failed to stop their vehicle and ran into the side of the building. There were no injuries.

On Sunday, June 10, the SPD responded to a two-vehicle accident on Main Street at the on-ramp to U.S. Highway 75.


On Thursday, May 24, the SPD executed a search warrant on a residence located 600 block of Dakota. Willie Varnell of Sabetha was arrested at that time for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.

On Saturday, May 26, the SPD arrested Gage Gresham, 20, of Sabetha for aggravated indecent liberties with a child under the age of 16. Gresham was transported and booked into the Nemaha County Jail.

On Thursday, May 31, the SPD arrested Keith Bullock Jr., 25, of Humboldt, Neb., for driving while suspended.

On Sunday, June 10, the SPD arrested Jim Brownfield of Colorado for driving while revoked. Brownfield was transported and booked into the Brown County Jail.

On Thursday, June 14, the SPD responded to an altercation in the 900 block of South 14th Street. An investigation was made into the incident, and charges are pending as a result of that investigation.

On Saturday, June 16, the SPD arrested Derrick Wichman, 35, of Hiawatha, and Rodney Wichman, 37, of Vliets for aggravated battery. Both are alleged to have been involved in a physical altercation at the Sabetha Lake where they are said to have assaulted an individual at the same time resulting in the victims hospitalization. Both D. Wichman and R. Wichman were transported and booked into the Nemaha County Jail.

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