Two vehicles were stolen near Wymore and Barneston. On Thursday morning at approximately 12:30, Gage county deputies responded to a report of a truck driving through a field near the address of 3435 E Sycamore Road in rural Wymore. Upon arrival, deputies located a truck stuck in the field.
While checking the truck and also a nearby residence for the suspect, Beatrice Communications advised a vehicle had been stolen from another nearby residence. They advised the vehicle make, model, description, and the last known direction of travel. Deputies located the stolen vehicle eastbound on Highway 8 near Barneston and stopped the vehicle at the intersection of S. 120th Road and E. Highway 8.
25 year old Adrian E. Howard, of Beatrice, was then arrested for Criminal Mischief, Criminal Trespass, Theft by Unlawful Taking, Possession of Stolen Property, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (2nd offense).