On January 19th, 2017 the Valentine Police Department responded to a disturbance at the Super 8 Motel in Valentine, Nebraska. The disturbance ended north of Valentine after the suspect fled from the scene and failed to stop for police. The suspect, a white male in his early twenties from Arizona, then fled on foot. The suspect was found hiding in the field. Several other agencies have been looking for this subject in connection with various other crimes throughout the state.

The Valentine Police Department was assisted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Law Enforcement Division, the Cherry County Sheriff’s Office, the Rosebud Tribal Police as well as manpower, canine units and air support from the Nebraska State Patrol.