A 31-year-old man arrested in North Platte Monday had an outstanding warrant for first-degree sexual assault in Michigan.
Adam L. Staup was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped near West Fourth and Elm streets, according to a North Platte Police Department incident report.
Staup’s warrant was out of Calhoun County, Michigan. Police spokesman Officer Matt Elder said Staup has been living in the North Platte area for a few years.
The vehicle driver, Amanda Schmidt, 34, of North Platte, had an outstanding time-pay warrant out of Keith County and was arrested as well.
Both individuals were transported to the Lincoln County Detention Center.
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5 crime stories that stood out in 2020
From our reporter who covers the crime beat, here are some memorable articles he worked on this year.
This was the first time in my career I've covered a murder from the beginning. The case has kept reader interest, as well.
One of the most memorable court hearings in 2020: The victim's father had a lot to say to the man accused of killing his son.
One thing that really stuck with me is the ages of the three men involved. Both co-defendants just turned 18 this year and the victim was only 22.
The initial suspect, a Colorado teenager, was cleared through DNA and his former accuser was then convicted.
I included this on the list for a simple reason: It is a case that generated reader interest from the initial arrest and continues to do so.