Man stopped, jailed near NP being extradited to Iowa

Published: Apr. 2, 2020 at 9:13 PM CDT
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A man accused of holding a woman against her will is to be picked up by Iowa law enforcement and extradited back to Iowa.

Nathaniel Hartness is being held at the Lincoln County Detention Center for holding a woman against her will in his vehicle.

Hartness appeared in Lincoln County Court before Judge Kent Turnbull Thursday afternoon.

Hartness is set to serve 15 more days in jail here with 10 days credit, at which point, he will be extradited to Iowa where he will await further sentencing there.

The 23-year-old was stopped by NSP last month in North Platte.

Previous KNOP story here:

An Iowa man is in jail after troopers arrested him for holding a woman against her will as they drove Interstate 80. The two were stopped in North Platte. Nathaniel Hartness, 23, was arrested.

23-year-old Nathaniel Hartness was stopped in North Platte Monday evening. The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers were tipped by law enforcement in Waterloo, Iowa, Hartness was driving west on Interstate 80.

Troopers say they stopped Hartness and the woman near North Platte, and performed a traffic stop. The woman was driving at the time.

Hartness was arrested for false imprisonment. NSP investigators say additional charges are pending.

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