North Platte Man Accused of Threatening Couple with Gun

Kevin Mendonca

Kevin Mendonca

A North Platte man has been charged with multiple felonies after he allegedly threatened a North Platte couple with a gun.

According to a North Platte Police Department news release, Officers responded to a disturbance in the 1800 block of West 1st at around 9:30 p.m. last Thursday.

Upon arrival, a male and female told officers that 20-year-old Kevin Mendonca had brandished a gun and threatened the female following an argument.

Officers learned that Mendonca had left the scene prior to their arrival, but they did locate the gun at the residence.

Police say Mendonca later returned to the residence, at which time he was arrested and charged with Felony Terroristic Threats and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony.

He is being held at the Lincoln County Detention Center on $50,000 bond.


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