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Two Men Jailed Following Central Lincoln Narcotics Bust

LINCOLN–(KFOR Nov. 29)–Two men are in jail, after a search warrant served Monday afternoon in a central Lincoln neighborhood uncovered drugs and cash. Police were called around 3:30pm Monday to the 2400 block of Lynn Street, where an officer saw Blake Jones, 40, show up in a vehicle and left a short time later. A traffic stop was made and a probable cause search found 114.7 grams of marijuana and $1,264 in cash. Officers then served the warrant at a home and found just over three grams of suspected methamphetamine.
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Lincoln man gets over 14 years in prison on gun and meth charges

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A Lincoln man will spend over a decade in prison on gun and meth charges, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Chase Bass, 28, was sentenced last Wednesday to 170 months in prison after being convicted of possessing meth with the intent to distribute and possessing a gun in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
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Construction site tools reportedly stolen in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Over $35,000 worth of tools were reportedly stolen from a Lincoln construction site. The Lincoln Police Department said officers were sent to the 1800 block of Northwoods Drive around 7:35 a.m. on Monday for a reported theft. Officers said the site contractors told them that sometime over...
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Lincoln man filmed roommate while she was showering, police say

A 24-year-old Lincoln man is in jail after one of his three roommates — a 22-year-old woman — found his iPhone recording her from a bathroom shelf as she showered Sunday evening, according to police. The woman called police to the house near 22nd Street and Park Avenue...
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Two Lincoln teens in custody for stealing a vehicle

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Two teens were taken in custody after they were caught inside a stolen vehicle at a high school and officers are looking for a third teen that fled the vehicle in Lincoln. The Lincoln Police Department said officers were sent to EZ GO, 2555 O St., around...
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Lincoln Police find meth, marijuana in search of car and home

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Two men are behind bars after being found with 114 grams of marijuana and 3 grams of methamphetamine on Monday, Lincoln Police say. Officers were getting ready to search a home near 25th and Lynn Streets about 3:30 p.m., when they saw a man pull up in a vehicle and leave a short time later, according to police.
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101 stolen catalytic converters worth $30,300 found at Lincoln shop, police say

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The Lincoln Police Department says it found dozens of stolen catalytic converters after searching an auto shop. Officers served a warrant at Victory Auto on Cornhusker Highway on Sunday morning. The owner, 33-year-old Viktor Popov, was the subject of an ongoing investigation regarding stolen catalytic...
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Three men were arrested for auto theft in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Lincoln Police Department arrested three men for reportedly stealing a vehicle. LPD said officers were sent to the 1600 block of Otoe at 10:00 a.m. on Nov. 26 for a report of suspicious people. Officers said the caller reported seeing unknown males getting out of a...
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Troopers arrest 26 impaired drivers over Thanksgiving weekend

LINCOLN, NEB. — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol removed from the road 26 impaired drivers during Thanksgiving weekend. This weekend marked one of the busiest travel times of the year and coincided with the national Click it or Ticket campaign. Troopers across Nebraska joined law enforcement officers across the country in the annual Thanksgiving weekend effort, which ran from Wednesday through Sunday.
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Former Alvo fire chief to serve weekends in jail

PLATTSMOUTH – A former Alvo fire chief will spend 10 weekends in jail while serving a 24-month probation term for theft and official misconduct. The State Auditor’s office and local investigators say Benjamin Glantz, 38, used fire department funds to make a personal mortgage payment and two credit card payments in 2018.
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Lincoln Man Arrested Related to October Larceny Case

LINCOLN–(KFOR Nov. 28)–A 31-year-old Lincoln man is in jail facing felony theft by deception regarding an October 23 larceny case in a neighborhood southeast of 70th and Old Cheney. On Monday morning, Lincoln Police Captain Max Hubka told KFOR News Gary Winchel was tracked down in the area...
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Nebraska inmate serving life for killing former girlfriend dies in prison

LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) - An inmate serving a life sentence for murder died in Lincoln Sunday. According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, inmate Necdet Canbaz, 70, died Sunday at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution. Canbaz’s sentence started July 9, 1999. He was serving a life sentence on charges...
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LPD Says Man Hid Cellphone In Bathroom To Record Woman Showering

A 22-year-old woman called Lincoln police after making a disturbing discovery inside her home near 21st and P Street around 5:30 Sunday evening. Captain Todd Kocian says she found an I-phone hidden on a shelf in her bathroom recording her while she showered. “The victim retrieved the phone, found it...
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Avoiding holiday fire hazards: Tips for Christmas light safety

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – We all love driving through the streets taking in the light extravaganza this time of year, but you don’t want to ruin that Christmas spirit by having your home go up in flames. According to the National Fire Protection Association, 770 fires related to...
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LPD Completes ‘Click It Or Ticket’ Enforcement Campaign

The Lincoln Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit joined in a nationwide ‘Click it or Ticket’ enforcement effort November 23-27. Special attention by law enforcement officers was directed to those motorists who failed to buckle up themselves, their passengers, and children. There were a total of 162 traffic...
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Police report deer crashes over Thanksgiving weekend

NEBRASKA CITY – Police report two vehicle and deer accidents over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. A pickup driven by Reid Behrens of Lincoln hit a deer crossing Fourth Corso near I Road at 4:43 a.m. on Nov. 26. A Lexus driven by TJ Merrill Newman of Stella hit a...
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