Press Release

Platte County Sheriff's Office
Mark S. Owen, Sheriff
415 3rd Street Suite 10
Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-2424 (business)
816-858-3053 (fax)

Subject: Nebraska Homicide Suspect Arrested
Date: 2018-03-07
Author: Major Holland
Public Information Officer
Reference Number: 18-005

On March 7, 2018, shortly after 8 a.m. the Platte County SWAT Team executed a search warrant in the 9000 block of NW 57th Street in Parkville, Missouri, related to a wanted party. Taliferro Thompson, 21 years of age, of Omaha, Nebraska, was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for homicide from Omaha, Nebraska. The Platte County Sheriff’s Office received information from the United States Marshal’s Service that Mr. Thompson was possibly located at the address on NW 57th Street. Mr. Thompson is currently be held at the Platte County Detention Center awaiting extradition proceedings.

Sheriff Mark Owen stated, “This is another example of the great cooperative relationship between law enforcement agencies at all levels in this area. A dangerous man has been removed from the streets of our community because of the work of our deputies and the United States Marshal’s Service.”

A mugshot of Mr. Thompson is attached to this release.