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Man arrested after smashing two Omaha Police Department vehicles with baseball bat

Updated: Jun 8

Man arrested after smashing two Omaha Police Department vehicles with baseball bat in front of Central Headquarters


On Tuesday, May 26th around 4:23 p.m. Omaha Police officers were called to 15th and Howard streets to assist a Carter Lake Police officer who had a suspect at gunpoint.


According to the Omaha Police report, the Carter Lake Police officer was in the area when he heard what he thought was a gunshot.  The officer spotted 29-year-old Gordon Usher hitting two of the Omaha Police Department Crime Stoppers vehicles parked outside of the Omaha Police Department Headquarters with a metal baseball bat. 


The Carter Lake Police officer gave loud verbal commands for Usher to stop and was taken into custody without incident.


The Omaha Police Hummer H3 sustained damage to the drivers side door and the rear-view mirror was broken off on the drivers side.  The damage value is estimated at $200.


The Omaha Police Pontiac Solstice sustained body and front windshield damage.  The damage value is estimated at $600.


The metal baseball bat was booked into evidence. 


Usher was booked into Douglas County Corrections on two charges of misdemeanor destruction of property.






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