NEBRASKA CITY – Melissa Soto-Baker, 45, of Auburn is charged in Otoe County with assault on a police officer.

An arrest affidavit says Soto-Baker caught a ride to CHI Health St. Mary’s telling a police officer she did not want an ambulance, but needed to go to the emergency room.

Officers were later asked to remove Soto-Baker from the property alleging a public disturbance. The affidavit says Soto-Baker spit on an officer and kicked an officer before she was taken into protective custody on Oct. 31.


NEBRASKA CITY – Two Nebraska City men are charged with possession of methamphetamine after  K9 deployment on Fifth Corso Oct. 24.

Tyler Eacret, 32, and Nicholas Reed, 39, are scheduled for hearings in Otoe County court on Nov. 30.