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No charges in fatal Sarpy County crash yet

Posted at 12:49 PM, Dec 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-31 17:17:15-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — It's been more than six months since a crash in Sarpy County that left four Gretna teens dead, one teen severely injured and the public wondering what happened.

On Monday, the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office and the Sarpy County Attorney held a press conference to discuss their investigation findings.

Sarpy County Sheriff Jeff Davis says they have still not located the person who provided alcohol to the teens; however, they're not at a dead end on the investigation.

Authorities have made other arrests after the crash shoplifting alcohol, minor in possession, and possession of a fake ID. Sheriff Davis says two school aged people are still persons of interest in regards to the alcohol involved in the crash.

"It's possible we already have an idea where the alcohol came from and we just can't prove it because we don't have the right person to come forward and say yeah that's what happened," Sheriff Davis explained.

Authorities say teens in Sarpy County before and after the crash have been getting a hold of vodka, pouring it into water bottles, and selling it for $5-$10 each.

A tip line (592-STOP) is available for anyone who wants to share information.

The Sheriff added that parents should look for signs of alcohol consumption, including fake IDs, and empty water bottles in a teen's vehicle.

Click here to watch the press conference live on Facebook.

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