Local Male Charged with Burglary
On July 17, 2019 North Platte Police Officers were involved in a pursuit involving a four-wheeler on West 14th Street in North Platte. Eventually the Police Officers caught the rider of the four-wheeler and placed him in the Lincoln County Detention Center. The rider was identified as twenty-five year old Thomas Foster of North Platte.
Police Officers discovered the four-wheeler was possibly stolen. The owner identified the four-wheeler as a Red 2015 Polaris valued around $8000.00 and confirmed it was stolen from the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. While investigating the theft at the fairgrounds Deputies discovered the concession building was broken into. Food items were discovered missing from the break in.
Mr. Foster was interviewed and charged with Burglary and Theft over $5000.00 and placed back into the Detention Center.