Fremont County Weekend Arrests


February 16th, 2014 by Chris Parks

The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office reports a number of arrests over the weekend.

On Friday (2/14) at approximately 11:20pm deputies conducted a traffic stop on a 1996 Mercury Villager for a broken taillight near the intersection of 190th street and 355th Avenue in Fremont County.  The driver, 34-year-old Craig Duane Ellis of Council Bluffs was found to have a warrant for his arrest for Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Prohibited Person and Possession of a Controlled Substance out of Nebraska.

Ellis was placed under arrest and a search of the vehicle produced a loaded firearm as well as several controlled substances.  Ellis was arrested on numerous charges and is being held on $131,548.00 cash only bond and his Nebraska warrants.  A passenger in the vehicle, 50-year-old Kelli Rachelle Gould of Shenandoah was also placed under arrests on numerous charges including possession of Methamphetamine and Marijuana.  Gould is being held on $125,300 cash only bond and more charges are pending in the case.

On Saturday (2/15) Sheriff’s deputies were called to County Line Bar in Shenandoah for a report of a fight in progress.  Upon arrival 26-year-old Charles Franklin Liles of Shenandoah was arrested for Public Intoxication and was later released on $300 bond.

Also on Saturday (2/15) Fremont County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a domestic disturbance at 402 Clay Street in Sidney at approximately 1:13am.  Sheriff’s officials along with Sidney Police responded to the scene.  36-year-old Melvin Benny Jurey of Sidney was arrested for Felony Assault and Domestic Abuse Assault and later received a Contempt of Court charge.  Jurey is being held on no bond.

Finally on Saturday (2/15) Fremont County Sheriff’s Officials received a report of a hit and run accident at 1406 Main Street in Hamburg that had occurred sometime in the evening hours Friday (2/14) or early morning Saturday.  An investigation was made of the scene and Sheriff’s Officials later made contact with the driver of the vehicle that left the scene 21-year-old Dalton Haler of Hamburg.  The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.