Timeline: March 21 events at 33rd and Seward Streets - Omaha.com
Published Friday, April 5, 2013 at 12:54 pm / Updated at 1:15 pm
Timeline: March 21 events at 33rd and Seward Streets

The Omaha police provided the following timeline of events relating to the March 21 incident near 33rd and Seward Streets that resulted in the firing of four officers.

5:23 p.m.: Officer advises radio he is at 3321 Seward St. to check an unoccupied black Mustang with plate SZG624. 5:27: Officer asks for another cruiser to assist because of a disturbance that had occurred previously at this address. Baker Unit (a two-officer car) is dispatched to 3321 Seward St. 6:03: Baker car requests another cruiser to assist. Officer on scene states that people are coming out of the house, requests more assistance.

6:06: Unknown officer yells, “Don't run in the house from us.” Command officer tells dispatch to make it a “Help.” Dispatch does not respond right away, so command officer repeats his request to make it a “Help an officer” call. “Help an officer” tones are sent citywide to all four precincts. Three Baker cars respond, advising that they are en route.

6:11: Two command officers arrive on scene. One cancels the “Help an officer” call. The command officer also asked for Nebraska Humane Society to respond to the scene.

6:37: Command officer asks for a medic unit to be dispatched to 3321 Seward. A 60-year-old female is complaining of leg pain. Officer advises that the woman is alert, conscious and breathing.

6:43: Octavious Johnson (male arrested outside, between the truck and the Mustang) is booked into Douglas County Jail on suspicion of obstructing an officer, reckless driving, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Johnson has a misdemeanor arrest warrant for failure to appear in an unrelated incident.

6:51: Medic 24 arrives on scene and asks for an engine company to assist with female.

7:02: Demetrius Johnson (male arrested inside 3321 Seward) is booked at Douglas County Jail on suspicion of obstructing an officer and an unrelated misdemeanor warrant.

7:04: Medic 24 contacts Nebraska Medical Center; they are en route with woman from the house.

7:23: Juaquez Johnson (male video-taping outside) is booked into Douglas County Jail on suspicion of obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct.

Source: 911 radio communications

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