Search Warrants and Drug Arrests
DATE & TIME: 01/22/2021, 9:00 AM
LOCATION: Victorian Inn #105 & Capri Inn #301, Beatrice NE
OFFENSE: Search Warrants and Drug Arrests
CASE #: 2020-1870 and 2021-0181
The Gage County Sheriff’s Office, along with assistance from the Beatrice Police Department and the Nebraska State Patrol Drug Unit, executed two search warrants simultaneously at the Victorian Inn and the Capri Inn & Suites in Beatrice, NE. The search warrants were part of an investigation involving methamphetamine distribution in Gage County.
During the search of the hotel rooms, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia was found.
Following the search of the Victorian Inn room, Gage County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Amber Hernandez (42 year old female) for Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Following the search of the Capri Inn room, Gage County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested John Helter (45 year old male) for Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth) with Intent to Deliver, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Drug Money, and Child Neglect. A six-year-old child was also located in the room along with the mother of the child. The mother, Cierra Goin, was also issued a citation for Child Neglect.
Both Hernandez and Helter were lodged in the Gage County Detention Center.
Sheriff Millard “Gus” Gustafson #903
Inv. Matthew Ernst, #90315