Fremont Police Respond to Several Serious Incidents Over Holiday Break

FREMONT – Police responded to a handful of serious incidents over the last few days, ranging from child neglect to stolen lottery tickets.

On Saturday 12/29/2018 at approximately 10:30AM Dustin J. Ligon, 24, of Fremont was cited on suspicion of child abuse/neglect following a complaint of an unattended child walking alone in the 2100 block of north Clarkson Street. The boy was in the care of Ligon who apparently fell asleep and the boy left the house. The boy was uninjured and turned over to the care of his biological mother.

On Monday 12/31/2018 at approximately 12:35AM David M. Duncan, 41, of Fremont was arrested following a domestic disturbance complaint at a residence in the 800 block of north Main Street, Duncan is accused of brandishing a firearm and not allowing a female in the residence to leave. He is charged on suspicion of 2nd Degree False Imprisonment, Terroristic Threats, 3 rd Degree Domestic Assault, Disturbing the Peace, Use of a Weapon to commit a Felony, Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Mischief.

On Monday 12/31/2018 at approximately 3:55PM William J. Lupton, 66, of Fremont was cited on suspicion of leaving the scene of a property damage accident following a two-vehicle property damage accident in the 1600 block of north Bell Street. Lupton is accused of striking another car and then leaving with contacting the driver of the other car. The estimated damage of the car that Lupton is accused of hitting is $500.00.

On Tuesday 01/01/2018 at approximately 5:30PM Patrick J. Newcomer, 32, of Fremont was arrested on suspicion of theft by receiving stolen property after he attempted to cash a Nebraska Lottery scratch-off ticket that had been reported stolen during a burglary of a convenience store that occurred on January 1st.