Jan 08, 2020 8:30 PM

WING Task Force makes panhandle arrest for cocaine possession

Posted Jan 08, 2020 8:30 PM

SCOTTSBLUFF —Investigators with the Western Nebraska Intelligence and Narcotics Group (WING) arrested a Scottsbluff man during an operation Tuesday afternoon. 

The investigation revealed that Jon Worthman, an attorney based in Alliance, was trading legal fees for cocaine. Worthman, 52, of Scottsbluff, was arrested Tuesday and lodged in the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center for possession of cocaine with intent to deliver.

The WING Task Force includes officers and investigators from several agencies in the Nebraska Panhandle. WING was assisted by the Nebraska State Patrol and Scottsbluff Police Department. 

Worthman has been freed on a $15,000 bond. 

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Gov. Ricketts’ 'State of the State Fly Around' schedule

LINCOLN – Today, the Office of Governor Pete Ricketts released the schedule for Governor Ricketts’ State of the State Address and the Governor’s annual State of the State fly around.

Wednesday, January 15

-10:00 a.m. (CT)          State of the State Address, Norris Chamber, State Capitol, LINCOLN

-10:30 a.m. (CT)          Media Availability, Governor’s Hearing Room, State Capitol, LINCOLN

-1:00 p.m. (CT)            Grand Island Press Conference, Central Nebraska Regional Airport, 3773 Sky Park Road, GRAND ISLAND

-2:30 p.m. (CT)            North Platte Press Conference, North Platte Regional Airport Conference Room, 5400 East Lee Bird Drive, NORTH PLATTE

-3:30 p.m. (MT)           Scottsbluff Press Conference, Western Nebraska Regional Airport, 250023 Airport Terminal St. #10, SCOTTSBLUFF

Thursday, January 16

-8:00 a.m. (CT)             McCook Town Hall, Sehnert's Bakery, 312 Norris Avenue, McCOOK

-12:00 p.m. (CT)          Broken Bow Town Hall, Chamber of Commerce Office, 424 South 8th Avenue, Suite 4, BROKEN BOW

-2:30 p.m. (CT)            Ord Town Hall, City Office, 201 S. 17th St., ORD

Friday, January 17

-10:00 a.m. (CT)          Hastings Town Hall, The Lark, 809 W 2nd St, HASTINGS

-12:00 p.m. (CT)          Beatrice Town Hall, 402 Sports Bar and Grill, 2317 N. 6th Street, BEATRICE

-2:30 p.m. (CT)            Fremont Town Hall, Midland University (Private Dining Room in the campus cafeteria), 900 N. Clarkson St., FREMONT