February 8, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Kearney Police Investigating Bank ATM Burglary

KEARNEY, NE – On Tuesday, October 25, 2022, shortly before 7 a.m., Kearney Police were dispatched to the area of 200 East 48th for a report of a vehicle abandoned with the engine running. Officers located a 2004 Dodge Ram truck in the of area 48th and F Avenue. Officers contacted the registered owner who reported it had been stolen from the Sterling Apartment complex in the area of 56th and 11th Ave. Evidence in and around the truck led officers to search the area for possible damaged property.

A Kearney Police Officer noticed the ATM at Heartland Bank, 212 E 56th Street in North Kearney had been severely damaged.

Later it had been determined an unknown amount of money had been stolen from the ATM. Evidence at the scene indicates a vehicle had been used to pull the front panel from the ATM allowing access to the cash compartment.

The cash container with an undisclosed amount of cash was located by a citizen in the 4500 block of Ave. G and reported it to KPD.

Anyone with information or video related to this case is encouraged to contact the Kearney Police Department (308) 237-2104, Buffalo County Crimestoppers (308) 237-3424, or through the See It Say It Send It App.

This case remains under investigation by Kearney Police Investigators with assistance from State, Local, and Federal partners. KPD is also following up on potential leads utilizing the City of Kearney FLOCK Safety Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) system.

Source: Nebraska Regional News