Thursday, April 17, 2014
Special news release, March 28th, 2008.
The following is the unedited news release from the U.S. District Attorney's Office in Omaha: United States Attorney Joe W. Stecher, the Bellevue Police Department, Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Plattsmouth Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration announce the following information for the attention of the media: Event Triggering this Release: Joseph W. Hofler, age 45 of Plattsmouth, Joseph M. Hofler, age 20 of Plattsmouth, Thomas A. New, age 43 of Plattsmouth, Jason M. Codr, age 28 of Murray, Andrew T. Smallridge, age 33 of Plattsmouth, Fred M. Huffman, age 29 of Murray, Ivan J. Hicks, age 35 of Murray, and Catherine A. Thomas, age 21 of Bellevue, all had their initial appearances on an Indictment before Magistrate Judge Thomas Thalken. All defendants were detained.