On April 12, 2018, at approximately 0628 hours, officers with the Fairbury Police Department, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department and Saline County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at a residence in Fairbury, Nebraska located at 1015 4th Street. During the initial investigation leading up to the search warrant, officers with the Fairbury Police Department received information that several pieces of stolen property were in the residence along with controlled substances and weapons. During the investigation, officers were informed that several subjects in the residence were possibly armed. With the information received, a search warrant was obtained and executed. During the execution of the search warrant, 4 subjects were initially detained.
After the residence was secured, officers conducted a search of the property. Officers located suspected methamphetamine, equipment and packing used to distribute narcotics, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, stolen tools, stolen dirt bike, surveillance cameras, ammunition, numerous weapons which did not include a firearm.
Officers arrested the following individuals:
Jeffery S. Stotler age 26 of Fairbury for Alleged Possession of Controlled Substance (4 Felony), Possession of
Deadly Weapon by a Prohibited Person (3 Felony), Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver
(2 Felony), Theft by Receiving Stolen Property (1 Misdemeanor), Possession of Marijuana Less Than an
Ounce (Infraction), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Infraction).
Dominic E. Konetzki age 21 of Fairbury for Alleged Possession of Controlled Substance (4 Felony),
Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver (2 Felony), Theft by Receiving Stolen Property (1
Misdemeanor), Possession of Marijuana Less Than An Ounce (Infraction), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
(Infraction).
Daniel L. Shibley age 25 of Fairbury for Alleged Possession of Controlled Substance (4 Felony), Possession of
Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver (2 Felony), Theft by Receiving Stolen Property (1 Misdemeanor),
Possession of Marijuana Less Than an Ounce (Infraction), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Infraction) and outstanding warrants out of Gage and Jefferson County.
Shianne E. Bassett age 23 of Fairbury for Alleged Possession of Controlled Substance (4 Felony), Possessionof Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver (2 Felony), Theft by Receiving Stolen Property (1 Misdemeanor),
Possession of Marijuana Less Than an Ounce (Infraction), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Infraction).
No officers were injured during the investigation. Stotler received medical treatment by Jefferson County
Ambulance Personnel for a minor head injury that occurred during a brief altercation after he tried to elude law enforcement when they made entry into the residence.
The incident remains under investigation. Officers are attempting to obtaining arrest warrants for additional subjects involved in the investigation.