After shots were fired at an Albion resident on Monday, a 41-year-old man was arrested for attempted murder.
Charlie Melgoza, 41, of Albion, was taken into custody yesterday, according to the Albion Police Department.
On Sept. 30, at about 10 p.m., the Albion Police Department received a report of a shot being fired at a person in Albion. The reporting party was standing on the rear deck of his home when a known subject drove by the property multiple times.
As the subject drove by a second time, he fired a single shot from a handgun at the resident and drove away, according to the report. The resident was not injured.
The Albion Police Department requested assistance from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office and the Nebraska State Patrol. Officers were able to locate the suspect’s vehicle at a residence at 824 S. 11th St. in Albion.
According to the police report, Melgoza departed the residence at approximately 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1. Officers then conducted a traffic stop and arrested the suspect without incident.
Melgoza was incarcerated at the Boone County Jail for attempted murder, use of a weapon to commit a felony, and making terroristic threats. His bond was set at $500,000. He has been transported to the Antelope County Law Enforcement Center, where he is now being housed.