NSP Arrests Doniphan Man After Speeding Tip from Another Motorist

Gabriel Bernal

A Doniphan man was arrested for driving while intoxicated Friday after someone called in a report of a silver Hyundai speeding along the interstate.

The Nebraska State Patrol says 34-year-old Gabriel Bernal was arrested just after 1 a.m. Friday after a trooper pulled over the Hyundai heading eastbound on Interstate 80 near the Kearney exit. The trooper clocked the vehicle at 111 mph before stopping it.

The trooper also reported smelling alcohol as he approached the vehicle leading Bernal to be taken to the Buffalo County Jail on charges of driving while intoxicated and speeding.

The agency wants to remind drivers that they can report impaired or reckless driving to the NSP Highway Helpline by dialing *55 on any cellphone or 1.800.525.5555 from any landline. As always, for emergencies call 911.