Beatrice Man Arrested, After Threatening Woman’s Life

BEATRICE – Beatrice Police have arrested a man after receiving a report of a threat on a woman’s life, Sunday night.

Sergeant Jay Murphy says police investigated an incident at a gas station in the 900 block of Court Street, at around 7 p.m.   He says an argument between the man and woman happened inside a pickup, at that location.  The man allegedly threatened the life of the female.

:08                  “terroristic threats”

The suspect is identified as 25-year-old Zackary Bokelman.  He is being held in the Gage County Jail.   Earlier on Sunday, police said Bokelman had been cited for criminal trespass and theft in a separate incident.

Bokelman’s appearance bond was set at $50,000 Monday morning, in Gage County Court.  His bond bars him with from contact with the victim and orders him not to be within a block of her home.

Deputy Gage County Attorney Michael Wehling said Bokelman had been sentenced on a separate case last week and is facing a felony warrant on a case from Richardson County.

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