Arrest made in Richardson Co Courthouse burglary

(KLZA)-- An arrest has been made in connection with a break-in at the Richardson County Courthouse in Falls City. 

The Richardson County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of the Falls City Police Department, arrested 25-year-old Harvey Webster Jr, of Sabetha, about 1:30 Wednesday morning at a Falls City convenience store.

Webster was booked into the Richardson County Jail on charges of obstructing a peace officer with violence, resisting arrest, terroristic threats and  possession of stolen property.  Webster was also taken into custody on Richardson County warrants for failure to appear and failure to pay fines and costs. 

A news release from the Richardson County Sheriff’s Office revealed stolen property from the courthouse break-in was recovered during the arrest of Webster. 

A Nebraska State Patrol report on Tuesday, disclosed that someone had scaled a light pole and broke into the Courthouse through a second floor window Monday night or early Tuesday morning.  The County Clerks office was ransacked and the Register of Deeds Office and County Treasurers Office were also entered.

The investigation into the break-in is ongoing.  


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