Convicted Sex Offender Arrested Near Village of Liberty

BEATRICE – Gage County law officers have arrested a convicted sex offender, suspected of violating the Nebraska Sex Offender Registry Act.

23-year-old Timothy Erks was arrested Wednesday, at an address he had registered, near Liberty, Nebraska.  Erks was picked up on a warrant for a violation of the sex offender act.

The warrant had been issued after law officers had received information and reports from various sources that Erks was residing or staying at addresses he had not reported to the sheriff’s office, as required by law.

Gage County Sheriff’s Officers had compiled information from citizens, the Diller-Odell Public School District, Superior, Nebraska Police and the Odell Village Marshal’s Office….along with information from the suspect’s employer.

The month-long investigation determined that Erks was in violation of the sex offender act for failing to report a new address.

Erks was arrested shortly after twelve noon, Wednesday, at a residence along East Liberty Drive.

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