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Battle Creek man arrested for alleged terroristic threats and false imprisonment
According to the Madison County Sheriff's Department on Thursday, May 11th, shortly after 2 PM Norfolk Dispatch in Nebraska received a call regarding two people being held hostage in a car by a male subject. The caller said the man threatened to detonate a partial stick of dynamite that he had inside the vehicle. The caller said they were electronically communicating with a female passenger in the vehicle. Madison County Sheriff’s deputies intercepted the vehicle near 13th and Eisenhower and initiated a traffic stop at 13th and Maple. Residents in the 1200 block of Maple Avenue were asked to evacuate as a precaution. The male subject was removed from the vehicle and taken into custody. Two females, the driver, and a passenger, were also removed from the vehicle and detained while initial interviews were conducted with all persons. An explosive device was found in the vehicle after a cursory search. A technician from the Nebraska State Patrol bomb unit observed and disposed of the explosive device. It is unknown what type of explosive was present until laboratory tests are completed. Kelly Red Tomahawk, a male aged 37 of Battle Creek, was arrested for terroristic threats and false imprisonment. Both charges are felony offenses. Red Tomahawk is currently housed in the Madison County Jail. Assisting the Madison County Sheriff’s Office were the Nebraska State Patrol, the Norfolk Police Division, and the Norfolk Fire Division. All charges are allegations, and the people charged in this case are to be considered innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.
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